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.
The Board of Trustees of the Shrine is recommending that the Montreal Shriners Hospital be closed.
Dr. Denis Leduc will begin his term as president of the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS) in June and Dr. Gary Pekeles will serve as president in 2007-2008.
MUHC inaugurates new family resource library and refurbished drop-in daycare for parents of premature newborns
Thanks to a generous donation to the MUHC Volunteer Department adult sites from the Ronald McDonald House Charities, the parents and siblings of the MUHC's premature babies will now have access to a new family resource library.
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.
The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC opens Canada's first dedicated pediatric insulin pump centre
The mission of the new Pediatric Insulin Pump Centre is to treat children with type 1 diabetes who use insulin pumps and to proactively prescribe pump therapy for all appropriate youngsters with diabetes.
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.
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).
McGill receiver Robert LeBlanc youngest player picked in 2005 CFL Canadian draft; chosen in fourth round by Edmonton Eskimos.
Sixty years after the end of World War II, two McGill staff members have set up a website to honour those members of the University community who served in World War II.