Why did the Montreal Mirror recently put Nejeed Kassam and his cohorts at End Poverty Now on its list of Noisemakers 2007? Maybe it has something to do with their lofty ambition to do away with world poverty.
Work being done by McGill researchers on developing a new test for tuberculosis will benefit health care workers in developing countries who come into frequent contact with the disease.
"125 Douglas Stories and Drawings" is a touching collection of letters, stories and drawings by the patients, staff and friends of the Douglas Hospital.
A motion to get the university's blessing for students to miss class in order to participate in demonstrations for better post-secondary funding is soundly defeated in Senate.
A simple poetry workshop at the St. James Drop-In Centre leads to 14 marginalized people becoming published poets.
This week's lineup of not-to-be-missed events includes a biodiversity symposium, a toad flick, standout stand-up comedy, a man-eating plant and, of course, another freaky offering from the good folks at the Redpath Museum.
Researchers identify gene found in two of five breast cancer patients.
A team directed by Michel L. Tremblay at the Cancer Centre at McGill has uncovered the role played by a gene associated with the propagation of breast cancer in two of five affected women. Their study, published in the magazine Nature Genetics, shows that halting the activity of this gene in mice predisposed to cancer slowed the growth of — and in some cases, prevented — tumors.
A new study led by researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) reveals high medical costs for children suffering from juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA).
Research finds U.S. lags in leave, sick days and other worker protections.