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Research demonstrates benefits of medical cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain

A new study by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University researchers provides evidence that cannabis may offer relief to patients suffering from chronic neuropathic pain.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2010

You could have found a new star with your PC!

Einstein@Home initiative enables anyone to analyze data from Space

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Published on : 16 Aug 2010

Arctic rocks offer new glimpse of primitive Earth

Scientists have discovered a new window into the Earth's violent past.

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Published on : 11 Aug 2010

Inhibiting prostate cancer without disturbing regular body processes

Researchers explain how a facultative enzyme governs tumour growth

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Published on : 09 Aug 2010

MUHC/McGill Research: the use of invasive procedures ensures better survival in elderly after heart attack

A RI MUHC researcher at the head of one of the largest Quebec epidemiological studies looking at the survival rate of people over 80 who have had an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)

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Published on : 03 Aug 2010

A breakthrough in tuberculosis research

“It’s a global health disaster waiting to happen, even here in Canada, but this new paradigm in TB research may offer an immediate opportunity to improve vaccination and treatment initiatives,” explains Dr. Maziar Divangahi

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Published on : 29 Jul 2010

Montreal epidemiological study shows that asthma and eczema sufferers have a lower risk of developing a cancer

Men who had a history of asthma or eczema generally had a lower risk of developing cancer, according to a study carried out by researchers at INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, the Research Centre of the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal, and McGill University

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Published on : 20 Jul 2010

Unlocking the secrets of cellular energy holds promise for obesity, diabetes and cancer

Researchers discover role for epigenetics in cellular energy regulation

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Published on : 20 Jul 2010

How do you spell relief? Two more years of pain research for AstraZeneca and McGill

New agreement is the centrepiece for research into new treatments for chronic pain

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Published on : 28 Jun 2010

First-in-Canada Virtual Health Library established

To serve and support Canadian health professionals through coordinated resource sharing

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Published on : 23 Jun 2010

MUHC brings “house calls” into the 21st century

Televisit is a new high-tech system that allows healthcare workers to conduct ‘virtual visits’ to patients

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Published on : 15 Jun 2010

Organic nanoelectronics a step closer

Researchers use metal crystal to organize organic materials, overcoming key stumbling block

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Published on : 15 Jun 2010

$2.5 million raised at inaugural Goodman Cancer Research Gala

Sold-out event raises awareness and critical funds for centre at cutting edge of cancer research

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Published on : 11 Jun 2010

Hormone replacement patches safer than pills in terms of stroke risk: JGH researchers

Low-dose patches carry 26 percent less risk than oral therapies

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Published on : 08 Jun 2010