Daily Media Digest September 18, 2020

Is heat needed to clean reusable masks? Your COVID questions answered

“According to Dr. Matthew Cheng, an infectious disease doctor at McGill University Health Centre, “the safest thing would ideally be to walk.” However…”
TAGS: COVID-19, personal protective equipment, public health, McGill University Health Centre

Montreal researchers testing potential COVID-19 treatment with steroid inhaler
CTV Montreal
“A Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) team has begun a study that will test ciclesonide (a nasal inhaler used for …”
TAGS: COVID-19, steroid inhaler, innovative treatment, McGill University Health Centre

From infection control to mental-health assistance, COVID-19-related research will have enduring …
The Globe and Mail
“The other grants went to: ventilator company Canadian Emergency Ventilators Inc., a division of Starfish Medical, in Toronto; medical-supply store …”
TAGS: COVID-19, infection control, mental health, York University, Queen’s University

How to handle feelings of anxiety and depression at work
CTV News
“… the Canadian Mental Health Association (CAMH) and research technology company … As COVID-19 stress builds, study warns of potential spike in suicides … “
TAGS: mental health, anxiety, COVID-19, Western University, CAMH

McGill University researchers working to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 on high-touch metallic …
McGill Newsroom
“McGill University professor Stephen Yue and Dr. Chen Liang, a researcher at the McGill AIDS Centre and Lady Davis Institute, received an NSERC …”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, infection control, Lady Davis Institute

The male chromosome Y does more than we thought
Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal
“… the Experimental Cardiovascular Biology Research Unit at IRCM, Full Research Professor at Université de Montréal and Adjunct Professor at McGill …”
TAGS: genetic research, men’s health, prognosis