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Scientists with bold ideas making big impact

An estimated 1 million cases of tuberculosis (TB) disease occur in children in any given year, killing as many as 210,000 – a staggering...

Breastfed babies are less likely to have eczema

Babies whose mothers had received support to breastfeed exclusively for a sustained period from birth have a 54% lower risk of eczema at...

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms and dads at risk

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting...

Giving rookie dads the online info they really need

Expectant and new parents often turn to the internet for parenting prep, but it turns out that dads often don’t seem to find...

RI-MUHC scientist takes HIV self-testing global with HIVSmart!™

It is estimated that 30-40 per cent of people living with HIV do not know their HIV status, which can have a serious effect on the...

Research trainee Jenna Wong uses big data to answer big questions about health

Few doctoral students get to see one of their research papers covered by dozens of media outlets. However, when epidemiology student...

MUHC study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care

Adolescence can be a turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours...

Mobile apps offer creative strategies to prevent and treat Hepatitis C virus at scale

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai, a clinician-scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Associate Professor...

New MUHC study calls for targeted screening of high-risk healthcare workers for tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a recognized hazard for healthcare workers, but the annual screening strategy currently in place in Canada...

Interview with Dr. Isabelle Gagnon

FACE TO FACE with Dr. Isabelle Gagnon, a researcher who goes beyond borders to better understand childhood concussion...