Daily Media Digest September 20, 2023

UHN first hospital in Canada offering new treatment to replace diseased heart valve
University Health Network
“UHN is the first hospital in Canada to offer a new treatment for percutaneous pulmonary heart valve replacement, providing more minimally invasive options for pulmonary valve replacement than anywhere else in the country.”
KEYWORDS: cardiovascular health, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), University Health Network

Identifying nutrition issues among Miawpukek youth
Université de Montréal
“Two UdeM nutrition graduates went to the Newfoundland and Labrador community to identify nutrition problems among Indigenous youth …”
KEYWORDS: nutrition, Indigenous heath, pediatric health, Université de Montréal

Assessing unintended consequences in AI-based neurosurgical training
Medical Xpress
“A new study from the Neurosurgical Simulation and Artificial Intelligence Learning Center at The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) of McGill University, however, shows that human instruction is still necessary to detect and compensate for …”
KEYWORDS: artificial intelligence, neurosurgery, The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital)

Banting Postdoctoral Fellow aims to advance tumour treatment
Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU)
“One of our main research interests is the development of a clinically useful non-invasive cancer treatment technique …”
KEYWORDS: cancer, medtech, innovative research, Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU)

Adolescent girls were severely affected by pandemic stress, find Western researchers
Western News – Western University
“New study finds Canadian children’s visits to the ER for mental health concerns increased during the pandemic …”
KEYWORDS: mental health, pediatric health, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western University