CIM News

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