A race against time to diagnose deadly weight loss in cancer patients
About one third of cancer patients die because of cachexia – an involuntary weight loss, characterized primarily by muscle wasting and metabolic changes, which cannot be addressed or treated solely...
A key to unlocking the mystery of triple negative breast cancer
A study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) suggests screening breast cancer patients for the prolactin receptor...
RI-MUHC researchers discover new path to stop the spread of cancer
Investigators from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), and the Institute of Cancer Research, London (UK), have discovered...
Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep
The brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep, according to a study published in the journal...
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
Critical years ahead in fight against hepatitis C virus
In the last five years, new drugs have revolutionized the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV), a virus that causes serious liver disease.
Researchers discover new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip
Scientists at the Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) have discovered a new genetic mutation linked to osteonecrosis of the hip...
Daily dose of caffeine impairs recovery after noise-induced hearing loss
A new study by investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has discovered that daily consumption of caffeine can impair recovery...
New Laval clinic aims to expand reach of MUHC DOvEE project
The DOvEE project (Diagnosing Ovarian and Endometrial Cancer Early) of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has opened a satellite clinic at Place des aînés de Laval.