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Medical cannabis a valuable option for cancer pain relief

A new study conducted at the RI-MUHC suggests that, as a complementary therapy for cancer patients, medical cannabis could be used safely...

Researchers discover new gene variant causing inherited lung disease in Inuit

The newly discovered gene variant could contribute to high rates of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia in Inuit populations

RI-MUHC researchers identify new autophagy-regulating gene

Researchers report how they were able to identify a previously unknown gene involved in regulating autophagy and skeletal muscle integrity

A genetic mutation found to cause chronic lung disease in indigenous children

A rare genetic mutation could explain why indigenous children have greatly increased rates of respiratory...

MUHC opens Quebec’s first multidisciplinary referral centre for endometriosis

EndoCARES offers state-of-the-art clinical care and will enhance basic, epidemiological and clinical research...

RI-MUHC researchers contribute to two seminal studies of lung and brain cancer

These studies published in Nature demonstrate how big data and artificial intelligence are the future of cancer...

Too much pruning: A new study sheds light on how neurodegeneration occurs in the brain

A Montreal research team demonstrates how genetic mutations cause brain cell...

Endometriosis seems to increase the risk of preeclampsia

Findings of a new research study can help ensure that women with endometriosis who conceive spontaneously receive appropriate care

Training physicians to improve blood transfusion safety and pertinence: a successful strategy

Rates in blood transfusions have decreased at the MUHC following the implementation of an educational...

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