Daily Media Digest November 17, 2023

New understanding of the physiological response to dehydration and salt intake
Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)
“An RI-MUHC research team has uncovered the mechanism that leads to the release of the antidiuretic hormone vasopressin …”
KEYWORDS: brain health, dehydration, Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Award-winning research prioritizes inclusivity in development of osteoarthritis intervention
Western University
“Osteoarthritis is a chronic and progressive condition with no known cure. It is the most prevalent form of arthritis in Canada, currently affecting almost 4 million …”
KEYWORDS: arthritis, health equity, Arthritis Society Canada, Western University

Pleuroscopy pilot a success: Simulation, teamwork shorten wait times for patients with fluid around the lung
Alberta Health Services
“The centre is one of only a handful across Canada and the second in Alberta that offers the procedure for the diagnosis and management of patients with complex pleural disease.”
KEYWORDS: surgery, respiratory health, Alberta Health Services

Celebrating the Phase Two Projects of the Breakthrough Challenge
Women’s College Hospital Research Institute
“The WCH Healthcare Breakthrough Challenge, in partnership with Women’s College Hospital Foundation, aims to fund new and innovative endeavors in clinical care, research, quality improvement and education that …”
KEYWORDS: funding, women’s health, Women’s College Hospital Research Institute

Health Research Foundation Announces the Recipients of Two Health Research Awards
“Dr. Salami is a professor in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. She has received international recognition for her work on the policies and practices that shape migrant health, and for her leadership in nursing.”
KEYWORDS: award, health research, Health Research Foundation, Innovative Medicines Canada