MUHC research news
Dr. Emil Skamene, scientific director of the Research Institute of the MUHC, and Dr. George Karpati, senior neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, have recently been awarded the Ordre national du Québec.
A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) tomorrow, finally ends the long-running debate over use of permanent hair dyes and cancer.
Those considered high risk for melanoma — the most dangerous form of skin cancer — are no more likely to sunbathe protected than those who are unaware of their risk, according to a new study conducted by MUHC researchers.
This year, scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received 23 salary awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé Québec (FRSQ).
The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada has announced the awarding of over $1.2 million to Canadian researchers actively investigating the causes, cure, treatment and prevention of prostate cancer — the most common cancer in Canadian men.
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.
Sixteen per cent of people who use cannabis for medical reasons say that their doctor suggested it, according to research published in the March issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice.
A new study documenting the treatment of late-life depression by Canadian health professionals will be presented today at the American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.
New research published in the online version of the Annals of Internal Medicine today documents an increased risk of heart attack with one of the COX-2 inhibitors used in elderly adults with no previous history of heart attack.
For patients with high-risk breast cancer treated with radical mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy, the addition of radiation therapy leads to better survival outcomes with few long-term toxic effects.
The discoveries of two investigators from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have been listed in the prestigious Québec Science magazine's Top Ten Discoveries of 2004.