Daily Media Digest March 22, 2022

MRI innovation makes cancerous tissue light up and easier to see – University of Waterloo
University of Waterloo
“… Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence and Medical Imaging and a professor of systems design engineering at Waterloo.”
TAGS: MRI, cancerous tissue, artificial intelligence, medical imaging, University of Waterloo

Using AI in health sciences education requires interdisciplinary collaboration and risk assessment
Brighter World – McMaster University
“For example, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, which oversees the training of medical specialists in Canada, …”
TAGS: artificial intelligence, health sciences, interdisciplinary collaboration, McMaster University, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

With mandates lifting, how do you persuade your kids to keep wearing a mask? | News | toronto.com
“Rebecca Riddell, a psychology professor at York University, says it’s important to first communicate with young ones that masking is not only …”
TAGS: mask, public health, COVID-19, pandemic, mental health, York University

Study explores patient engagement in lab research
The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
“A study led by Drs. Manoj Lalu and Dean Fergusson published in EBioMedicine found that engaging patients in laboratory research is possible, and can benefit both the patients and the researchers.”
TAGS: lab research, patient care, health research, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Advancing microscopic imaging: New imaging method allows the capture of high resolution and tridimensional images with applications in health care and diagnostics.
Queen’s Gazette
“Imaging technologies are key to modern medicine and diagnosis at an early stage, potentially improving patient outcomes. Microscopic imaging allows researchers and professionals to look directly into cells, making it possible to visualize structures and processes that were once invisible.”
TAGS: medical imaging, health care, diagnostics, Queen’s University

Organ-on-a-chip research identifies new strategy for treating health complications …
UofT Engineering News – University of Toronto
“Human Health. Using their novel organ-on-a-chip platform, a U of T Engineering research team has identified a molecule with the potential to …”
TAGS: health care, organ, medical engineering