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New study reinforces importance of implementing newborn screening for cystic fibrosis in Quebec

A new study led by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) and Cystic Fibrosis Canada reinforces the benefits of newborn screening...

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...

Our online newsletter is now “RI-MUHC Live”!

The Fall 2015 RI-MUHC Newsletter was our last seasonal issue. Check the new “RI-MUHC Live” page regularly for fresh content in...

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking the way we prescribe statins

Millions of people today take statins to help lower their cholesterol level. Currently statins are prescribed to patients based on their...

"Smart soles" in shoes to help patients recover from a broken hip

Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by the elderly population following a fall. This often results...

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