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The brain gives up more secrets

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre A research team, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, has broken new ground in our understanding of the complex functioning of the brain.

Published on : 18 Feb 2016

Expectant dads get depressed too

Transition to parenthood can be a difficult life event. It can have an impact on both parents and on the long-term development of the child. While mother’s "baby blues" have been widely investigated, little research has been conducted on antenatal paternal depression.

Published on : 05 Oct 2015

Illegal marijuana used by 10 per cent of fibromyalgia patients

A new study published in the journal Arthritis Care & Research, led by Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, a rheumatologist at the McGill University Health Centre, reveals that 13 per cent of FM patients use cannabinoids for relief from symptoms such as widespread pain, fatigue, and insomnia.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2012

Genetic breakthrough for brain cancer in children

Canadian-led research team identifies two mutations in crucial gene involved in deadly pediatric brain tumours

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Published on : 30 Jan 2012

Depression treatment combined with heart attack medication - risk of bleeding increases


Patients taking medication to prevent heart attack as well as anti-depressants have a higher risk of developing internal bleeding, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The results were published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2011

Bedouin tribe reveals secrets to McGill's GA-JOE

As part of McGill's "RaDiCAL" project (Rare Disease Consortium for Autosomal Loci), collaborators in Qatar conducted field research with three patients from biologically interrelated Bedouin families, and sent samples to Canada for analysis by GA JOE – a high-tech genome analyzing machine.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2010

MUHC’s Glen Yards project finally a go

Premier, ministers, mayor join in ceremony By McGill Reporter Staff A key step toward the construction of a new McGill University Health Centre at the Glen Yards was taken April 1, as Premier Jean Charest, flanked by cabinet ministers and MUHC and McGill leaders and Mayor Gérald Tremblay, announced to a crowded room the selection of McGill [...]

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Published on : 04 Apr 2010

Young Adults and the H1N1 Flu Vaccine

Young Adults and the H1N1 Flu Vaccine - Vaccine Myths and Facts

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Published on : 11 Jan 2010

News Release - January 6, 2010

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, on behalf of the Government of Canada, has announced it will be providing five million doses of H1N1 flu vaccine to Mexico to help bridge that country's immediate pandemic vaccine requirements.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2010

Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Families during the H1N1 Flu Virus

Feelings and Reactions to Stressful Events. How You Can Help

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Published on : 04 Jan 2010

Helping Caregivers Cope with the H1N1 Flu Virus

The H1N1 flu virus may mean that caregivers have to work longer hours and they may have to help those they care for manage the physical and emotional issues associated with the H1N1 flu.

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Published on : 04 Jan 2010

Helping Teens Cope with the H1N1 Flu Virus

Some Reactions to Expect.How You Can Help. Focus On What They Can Do To Stay Healthy. If Your Teen Gets the H1N1 Flu. If Teens are Babysitting a Child with Flu Symptoms

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Published on : 04 Jan 2010