Following the testimony of two psychiatrists, a Manitoba judge has ruled that Vince Li is not criminally responsible for killing his seatmate on a Greyhound bus, due to mental illness.
Lab studies on animals have proven the carcinogenic properties of acrymalide, but McGill's Dr. Ariel Fenster explains that the animals used in the lab tests were exposed to high doses of acrymalide not comparable to typical amounts ingested by humans.
Stem cells could halt osteoporosis, promote bone growth MUHC team describes a new pathway that controls bone remodelling
While interferon gamma sounds like an outer space weapon, it's actually a hormone produced by our own bodies, and it holds great promise to repair bones affected by osteoporosis.
In the journal PLoS Genetics, biologist Siegfried Hekimi demonstrates that worms that have been genetically modified to be less effective at antioxydation -- the elimination of free radicals -- live just as long as regular worms. One of the modified worms actually lived longer than normal.
Jack Horner, the paleontologist whose career inspired the film Jurassic Park, is funding scientists on a quest he hopes will culminate in a fowl whose DNA has been "reverse-engineered" to make the bird more similar to its dinosaur ancestors. The work is carried out by Hans Larsson, a biologist at McGill University in Montreal, and Mary Schweitzer, a paleontologist at North Carolina University.
Although we have come a long way in understanding and treating female pelvic pain, our knowledge of pelvic pain in men lags far behind.
Tomorrow, the International Criminal Court is widely expected to issue an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir because of his alleged involvement in the violence in Darfur, marking the first time in history that an international court does so for a sitting head of state.
A new comprehensive review by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University and the University of Cambridge, England provides vital insights into the neurological basis of addiction by investigating Parkinson’s disease patients, who in some instances develop various addictions when undergoing medical treatment. The review, published in this week’s (February 25) issue
The MUHC hosts the Third International Symposium on Medical Information and Communication Technology (ISMICT)
From February 24 to 26 2009 - “New Wireless Information Technologies” and “Healthcare Applications”.