Daily Media Digest September 25, 2020

Imaging technology for the heart guides procedure to save HHS patient’s leg
Hamilton Health Sciences
“Earlier this month, physicians at Hamilton Health Sciences saved a man’s leg by using a procedure normally reserved for looking at blockages in the heart. Collaboration between vascular surgeons and interventional cardiologists at the hospital made it possible — a first in Canada with implications for preventing limb amputations.”
TAGS: medical imaging, amputation, innovative research, Hamilton Health Sciences

McGill researchers part of international team awarded NIH grant to study causes and predictors of …
McGill Newsroom
“… and Early Intervention Program for Psychosis (PEPP-Montréal, at the Douglas Mental Health University Institute), where Shah is Associate Director.”
TAGS: psychosis, mental health, funding, Douglas Mental Health University Institute

Digital mental health treatment just as effective as in-person therapy: study
Folio – University of Alberta
“The researchers carried out a scoping review of studies about mental health treatment delivered by telephone or computer to military members, veterans …”
TAGS: mental health, virtual care, therapy

Study looks to find ways to make process easier for living kidney donors
“A team of doctors from Western University and Lawson Health Research Institute have been working to find efficiencies in the process in an effort to …”
TAGS: living donation, kidney health, Lawson Health Research Institute, Western Unviersity

MNI research associate wins prestigious BBRF Young Investigator Grant
McGill Reporter
“Budhachandra Singh Khundrakpam is a research associate working with Alan Evans of The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital).”
TAGS: early-career research, neuroscience, The Neuro

Perley Rideau program could help to reduce hallway medicine: study
“Perley Rideau program could help to reduce hallway medicine: study … A special program at the Perley and Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre aimed at … in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association this month, have significance during the COVID-19 pandemic. …“
TAGS: hallway medicine, COVID-19, research, The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Bruyere Research Institute