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Donation of $17 Million to Fight Lung, Esophageal and Stomach Cancers

The Montreal General Hospital Foundation announces essential support

High-fat diet proven to fuel prostate cancer progression by imitating a key cancer alteration

What molecular event happens for prostate cancer to progress faster and to be deadlier when patients eat a high-fat diet?

Cellular origins of pediatric brain tumours identified

Research team from the Lady Davis Institute, RI-MUHC and SickKids uses new technologies to “interrogate” tumour cells

RI-MUHC researcher leads development of new guidelines for treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding

Better guidelines for patients with gastrointestinal bleeding could reduce pressures in the ER

Rare respiratory diseases: Combining immunology and respiratory expertise for children and adults

The RI-MUHC is one of eight research centres participating in an NIH-funded project to accelerate the understanding of rare suppurative respiratory diseases and innovate in the field

Behind the Scenes at the RI-MUHC Technology Platforms

Public tours followed the journey of a cancer research sample at the Glen site

The 2019 RI-MUHC Annual Report is online!

Leveraging discovery to improve human health “Across the Lifespan”

The MUHC teams up with LSU Health New Orleans to advance Usher Syndrome antisense therapy research

Researchers collaborate to treat vision loss linked to Usher thanks to a 1.74 million USD grant from the National Institutes of Health

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.

New cutting-edge cardiac MRI machine at the Glen site is a boon to patients and heart research!

The MUHC received the 3T GE SIGNA™ Premier, a flagship GE Medical Systems Cardiac Magnetic Resonance (MR) machine, on Saturday, September 21, 2019

Sepsis: testing before starting treatment is essential

Timely administration of appropriate antibiotics is essential to prevent death in patients with severe infections. Can healthcare teams “skip” drawing blood for bacterial cultures?

A close look at the progression of cells from normal to tumour

How exactly does a normal cell become a tumour?

How Salmonella tackles cellular defense mechanisms

Researchers uncover new protein that plays key role in bacterial infections

Strong criteria for diagnosing sarcopenia

Scientists propose diagnostic tools to identify, and possibly limit, the effects of sarcopenia, a disease that significantly reduces the quality of life of the aging population

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

What is safe sedation in the ICU?

Dr. Yoanna Skrobik is co-author of an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine

Can breastfeeding reduce mothers’ heart risk?

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

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

Gut bacteria associated with chronic widespread pain for first time

People with fibromyalgia show variations in microbiome composition

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