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RI-MUHC researcher weighs in on unnecessary diagnostic imaging for young children

How can parents reach an informed decision on whether medical imaging is necessary for their young children, particularly tests that...

Wound care revolution: Put away your rulers and reach for your phone

Monitoring a wound is critical, especially in diabetic patients, whose lack of sensation due to nerve damage can lead to infection of a lesion...

Cracking the Genetic Code of type 2 diabetes

Once you have diabetes, it is difficult to stop its progression and once diabetic complications set in, they are usually irreversible...

Dr. Gerald Fried awarded the Meritorious Service Cross

Dr. Gerald Fried, an investigator at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and the Edward W. Archibald Professor and...

Scientific breakthrough: promising new target for immunotherapy

Following the 2018 Nobel Prize for Medicine, global attention is now more than ever turned toward the promise of...

Young Canadians face heightened crash risk after consuming cannabis, new study finds

Young Canadians are more at risk of a vehicle crash even five hours after inhaling cannabis, according to results of a clinical trial...

A world first in interventional cardiology at the MUHC: a “jackhammer” to heal the heart

Calcium that builds and blocks the arteries of the heart is the sworn enemy of interventional cardiologists (doctors specialized in...

Charity softball game funds life-changing equipment, clinics and research at the Montreal Chest Institute of the MUHC

Mitchell Rosenberg is proud to be “playing it forward” in appreciation of the exceptional care he received at the Montreal Chest Institute...

MUHC joins Montreal key partners to bring cancer research to the next level

Leading researchers, cancer centres and hospitals in Montreal, and the Terry Fox Research Institute are partnering to generate new...

24 Hours of Science at the RI-MUHC: An immersion into medicine of the future

On May 11 and 12 a group of 26 students from the elementary school Étoile Filante were among the lucky Montrealers who got a...

Pushing screening of ovarian and endometrial cancers one step further

A team from the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal has joined forces with researchers at...

That cup of coffee may not relieve Parkinson’s symptoms

Science has shown that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than people who never drink it...

Viagra could help babies deprived of oxygen during childbirth

"We had nothing to lose, but so much to gain," were the first thoughts of Aleyda Jimenez and Michel Lévesque when they decided to let...

Encouraging results for patients with aggressive brain cancer

Being diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is devastating news for patients and their loved ones. Whereas some types...

Pets and Children are a Potential Source of C. difficile in the Community

New research at the RI-MUHC shows high rate of household transmission of bacteria

MUHC takes key role in Pan-Canadian Crohn's and Colitis patient care and research Network

Canadians living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will have access to better care thanks to the first Pan-Canadian network of leading Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis...

Research project led by RI-MUHC scientist gets $1.65 M from NSERC for training project

A team led by Dr. Jake Barralet, professor at McGill University and scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) will receive $1.65 million from the...

RI-MUHC team receives funding to develop improved radiation treatment devices for cancer patients

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is proud to announce that Dr. Shirin Abbasinejad Enger, researcher from the Cancer Research Program...

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