According to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, football beats hockey and soccer for the dubious distinction of the sport most likely to cause neck injury.
McGill faculty, staff and students reached new heights for Centraide in 2004. The pledges have just been tallied and the McGill community raised $292,570 for Centraide – surpassing its $275,000 goal.
An interesting change has come to the medical practice: patients often arrive at their doctor's office with a self-diagnosis. Because of heightened advertising of pharmaceuticals, patients often mistakenly believe all they need is an MD's rubber stamp to obtain prescriptions they've been told will heal them.
A McGill researcher has calculated the location of Mars' ancient poles, based upon the location of five giant impact basins on the planet's surface. Jafar Arkani-Hamed has determined that the basins all lie along the arc of a great circle.
Hospital workers are increasingly mistreated by superiors, according to a new Canadian study. Karen Harlos, a professor in McGill University's Faculty of Management, and Larry Axelrod, a social psychologist at Neutral Zone Coaching and Consulting Services, based their research on surveys completed by 125 non-unionized hospital employees in western Canada.
The Board of Trustees of the Shrine is recommending that the Montreal Shriners Hospital be closed.
Dr. Denis Leduc will begin his term as president of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) in June and Dr. Gary Pekeles will serve as president in 2007-2008.
The Honourable Lucienne Robillard today announced, on behalf of Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh, that Health Canada will be allocating $11.5 million to McGill University for its Language Training and Human Resources Development Project.
Did early civilizations have cemeteries? How "dark" is dark matter? Can we protect babies' brains during birth? These are a few of the questions being asked by the 19 recent recruits to McGill University who were awarded Canada Research Chairs today.
MUHC inaugurates new family resource library and refurbished drop-in daycare for parents of premature newborns
Thanks to a generous donation to the MUHC Volunteer Department adult sites from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, the parents and siblings of the MUHC's premature babies will now have access to a new family resource library.