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Move to single-patient rooms at MUHC’s Glen site resulted in immediate, dramatic and long-lasting decrease of infection rates

Rates of colonization of two health-associated infections tumbled soon after historic hospital move

Montréal sans HépC: a fight to eliminate HCV in Montreal

Marina Klein co-leads initiative to make Montreal the first city in North America to eliminate hepatitis C

Dr. Louise Pilote appointed to federal Scientific Advisory Committee on Health Products for Women

New committee will address gender imbalance behind regulatory decisions

Can breastfeeding reduce mothers’ heart risk?

Dr. Natalie Dayan studies how heart problems in pregnant women can sometimes impact them for life

Summer Student Research Day 2019 (August 13, 2019)

The RI-MUHC, through joint coordination by its research programs and the Desjardins Centre for Advanced Training, is hosting a Summer Student Research Day.

Air pollution speeds up ageing of the lungs and increases COPD risk

Lung function normally declines as we age, but a new study suggests that air pollution may contribute to this process

Canadian Cerebral Palsy Registry Undergoing Exciting Expansion

Project led by RI-MUHC researcher Maryam Oskoui connects researchers across Canada

Pregnancy-specific anxiety may impact how long a woman exclusively breastfeeds her child

A longitudinal study led by RI-MUHC researcher Deborah Da Costa investigates an important predictor of pregnancy outcomes

Multiple honours for Dr. Évelyne Vinet

RI-MUHC researcher earns distinctions from the European League Against Rheumatism, Laurentian Conference of Rheumatology and McGill University

A Quebec first: Research chair in women's heart health

Heart & Stroke and McGill University to create Early-Career Professorship in Women’s Heart Health

Patient empowerment app Opal wins Prix d'excellence honour

Technology and patient insight at the heart of innovative patient portal developed at the MUHC

Guidelines for managing anaphylaxis in children need an update

New study shows that pre-hospital treatment with epinephrine has the highest protective effect against uncontrolled allergic reaction

Widespread off-label use of epilepsy medications could put some patients at risk

Despite limited proven efficacy, gabapentinoids are frequently prescribed to treat pain

Drug-Resistant TB: A Clear and Present Danger

In two articles posted this week to Forbes, Dr. Madhukar Pai outlines the great threat posed by drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), while also offering a glimmer of hope.

Children in Quebec are not diagnosed early enough with type 1 diabetes

A study reveals a rise in the number of children presenting a life-threatening complication at diagnosis.

Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children

Children of mothers who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy could be at increased risk of type 1 diabetes themselves

Dick Menzies receives Distinguished Lecturer Award in Respiratory Sciences

The CIHR-ICRH/CTS lectureship honours Dr. Menzies’s significant contributions in tuberculosis research, both in Canada and internationally

Talking open science with Dr. Nitika Pant Pai

Dr. Nitika Pant Pai answers questions about her work with ScienceOpen and how it can benefit researchers and, ultimately, patients

Four Burning Questions for Madhukar Pai and Dick Menzies on World TB Day

Leading researchers at the McGill International TB Centre and RI-MUHC discuss the conditions that allow TB to flourish and the important role McGill and the RI-MUHC are playing to combat it.

Sasha Bernatsky interviewed on comorbidities and making informed choices

Sasha Bernatsky, MD, PhD, was interviewed by Gerald Major, President of the Canadian Spondylitis Association, at the Annual Canadian Rheumatology Association Meeting that took place in...

Researcher recognized by McGill University for media and public engagement in combatting a deadly disease

Dr. Madhukar Pai received the Principal’s Prize for Engagement through Media in the academic category from McGill University for helping to focus global attention on tuberculosis, the leading...

RI-MUHC researcher honoured by the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Alan Barkun, MD, received a prestigious Visiting Clinical Professorship Award from the CAG and was named Gene and Lyn Overhold Lecturer by the ASGE

Our Canadian Women Leaders in Global Health: Face to face with three extraordinary RI-MUHC scientists

Monday, February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Increased depression and suicidal behaviour risk for young cannabis users

New international study reveals percentage of young cannabis users are gambling with risk of depression or suicidal behaviour

Dr. Louise Pilote to coordinate a new personalized medicine project, GOING-FWD

International consortium aims to maximize risk prediction through the integration of sex and gender analysis in research
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