There are about 100 species of parasites that can be found in humans
That's why researchers at the National Reference Centre for Parasitology at the RI-MUHC, led by Dr. Momar Ndao, delve deep into the...
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
Inappropriate and overuse of antibiotics in fight against tuberculosis in India
Simulated patient study sheds new light on antibiotic use in India
RI-MUHC Project One of the Six Canadian Innovations Scaling Up to Improve Global Health
Dr Nikita Pant Pai and her team receive next-step scale-up funding from Grand Challenges Canada for their smartphone-based HIV self-test application (HIVSmart!)
MUHC takes key role in Pan-Canadian Crohn's and Colitis patient care and research Network
Canadians living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will have access to better care thanks to the first Pan-Canadian network of leading Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis...
A tropical parasitic disease emerges in the Canadian Arctic
An outbreak of an intestinal parasite common in the tropics, known as Cryptosporidium, has been identified for the first time in the Arctic. The discovery was made in Nunavik...
Traditional skin tests used to predict allergies to antibiotics are useless say Montreal researchers
Skin tests traditionally used to predict allergies to amoxicillin, one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics in children, are ineffective according to a new study led by a team at the...