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Safe and efficient tool to reduce seniors’ medication overload

The elderly are often prescribed multiple medications for different health conditions. While some medications are needed, polypharmacy and medication overload can be costly and even harmful.

RI-MUHC research on sex and gender considerations in transplant research portrayed on cover of Transplantation

Congratulations to Dr. Ruth Sapir-Pichhadze and co-authors from the RI-MUHC and University of Alberta!

RI-MUHC researcher Robyn Tamblyn elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada

Recognition for her sentinel contributions to the assessment of clinical competence and management of prescription drugs

McGill hosts Vascular Health Summer School with a focus on Sex Differences

Five-day event drew 50 graduate student research trainees and 30 faculty members from across Canada and the United Kingdom

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

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