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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.

Desjardins’ donation leads to development of unique centre to prepare research trainees

The McGill University Health Centre Foundation (MUHC) celebrated the $510,000 donation that Desjardins is making to the advancement of professional training for health researchers in...

Antidepressants: rise in off-label prescriptions

Antidepressant use in North America has increased over the last 2 decades. A suspected reason for this trend is that primary care physicians are increasingly prescribing...

Mechanism That Reduces Effect of Cocaine on Brain Discovered

A type of brain cell known as microglia plays a key role in reducing the effects of cocaine in the brain, according to a major study by a team from the Research Institute...

Brain cells that aid appetite control identified

It’s rare for scientists to get what they describe as “clean” results without spending a lot of time repeating the same experiment over and over again.

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...

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...

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