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Creating a Community to Advance Global Health Diagnostics

In his latest Huffington Post blog entry, Dr. Madhukar Pai, Director of McGill Global Health Programs speaks to the dearth...

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...

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