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).
Macdonald campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue was created in 1907 to improve the lives of rural people in Quebec. That mission remains, but the cutting-edge technology has changed dramatically.
Dr. Brenda Milner, recognized as a founder of cognitive neuroscience, has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Milner, the Dorothy J. Killam Professor at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) and professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, is being honoured for her pioneering research in memory. Dr. Milner is one of 17 Foreign Honorary Members and four Canadians elected this year. In total, 213 leading men and women were elected to the 225-year-old academy.
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.
McGill scored an unprecedented hat trick in this year's Killam Prizes. Computer scientist Luc Devroye, medical anthropologist Margaret Lock and biochemist Nahum Sonenberg each won a $100,000 prize in their respective fields.