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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...

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...

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