Daily Media Digest October 14, 2022

It’s not inevitable: how changes to the health care system and beyond can benefit older adults experiencing frailty
Nova Scotia Health
“It’s a common misconception that frailty is an unavoidable consequence of aging. Dr. Kenneth Rockwood, Geriatrician and Medical Lead for the Frailty and Elderly Care Network at Nova Scotia Health…”
TAGS: frailty prevention, aging Canadians, Nova Scotia Health

London researchers discover novel method to diagnose long COVID
Lawson Research
“Published this week in Molecular Medicine, researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have found that patients with post-COVID-19 condition (long COVID) have unique biomarkers in their blood.”
TAGS: blood test, long COVID, Lawson Health Research Institute

Research provides critical information about the size and growth speed of gliomas
Mayo Clinic
“An important new clue for preventing and treating brain tumors known as gliomas has been identified in research led by the Lunenfeld-Tannenbaum Research Institute (LTRI) at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Mayo Clinic…”
TAGS: brain tumor, cancer, gliomas, Lunenfeld-Tannenbaum Research Institute

Health Tip: What to expect from a mammogram call-back
Hamilton Health Sciences
“About 10 per cent of people who get mammograms will be called for a follow-up appointment that will include more mammography and possibly also a breast ultrasound, MRI and/or biopsy.”
TAGS: breast cancer, mammography, Hamilton Health Sciences Breast Assessment Centre

Literature review by Ultrasound students published in Sonography journal
Michener Institute of Education at UHN
“Covid-19 and its impact is currently the largest topic of discussion in all health care research communities, but there is limited published research on the impact of the virus on the mental health of diagnostic imaging professionals.”
TAGS: diagnostic medical professionals, literature review, mental health, Michener Institute of Education at UHN