A two-day Father's Day event will raise awareness about this form of cancer and its links with infertility.
A unique new study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) will help ease the emotional conflict experienced by Muslim-Canadian children living in today's post 9-11 world.
A new research grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) is set to provide a significant boost to a collaborative diabetes research effort led by MUHC investigator Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg.
The MUHC inaugurates a new family medicine clinic at the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex in the CDN-NDG borough today. The clinic brings the MUHC Family Medicine Department into the community and closer to other primary care services that patients need.
Antonia Maioni, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, writes in a major essay for the Conference Board of Canada that Stephen Harper's "open federalism" has raised both expectations among Quebecers and the stakes for a possible return to constitutional negotiations. "Although it is unfashionable to mention the 'C-word' these days, sooner or later the constitutional elephant in the room will have to be acknowledged," Ms. Maioni contends.
Douglas Hospital designated 'University Institute in Mental Health' by Ministry of Health and Social Services
Today is a landmark day for the Douglas Hospital. Mr. Henri-François Gautrin, Minister of Government Services and MNA for Verdun, on behalf of the Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr. Philippe Couillard, officially declared the Douglas a "University Institute in Mental Health" - a special designation awarded to health organizations that are recognized throughout Quebec as having expertise in a specific field, and a multifaceted mission: to provide care, conduct research, teach, and evaluate technology.
A former Canadian Olympian is among six new members announced on Thursday for induction to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.
A new MUHC study published today in the scientific journal Pediatrics assesses the link between childhood immunizations and PDD in 28,000 Quebec children and finally clears MMR vaccines and thimerosal-containing immunizations as risk factors.
Neuroscientists at McGill have found that mice suffer elevated distress levels when they see a familiar mouse suffering. Researchers call this shared suffering "emotional contagion" and consider it a primitive and necessary precursor to human empathy. The study, by neuroscientist Jeffrey Mogil, was published in the journal Science.
As more than 7,000 athletes gather in Colorado this week for the North American Indigenous Games, McGill's Waneek Horn-Miller, the most decorated athlete at the games and one of the world's best water polo players, describes how she could easily have called it quits after she was stabbed in the chest during the 1990 Oka standoff.