McGill University Health Centre

Holidays bring severe spike in nut allergies for children

Published: 5Oct2020

A new study examining the link between peanut and tree-nut anaphylaxis in children and holidays found spikes at Halloween and Easter. The study, led by a team of researchers from the Montreal...

Hydroxychloroquine shortages: when the enthusiasm for a potential cure affects patients

Published: 25Jun2020

Amid initial public and scientific optimism for hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) as a potential treatment for COVID-19, health care professionals raised concerns about shortages of this inexpensive drug,...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Published: 14Dec2017

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may have dominated recent headlines but Chagas – the ...

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms – and dads – at risk

Published: 14Nov2017

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease years later....

Top award for spinal cord injury research

Published: 16Nov2015

Innovative research aims to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injuries

Dr. Mark Ware, vice-chair of task force on cannabis

Published: 30Jun2016

World-renowned pain specialist and medical cannabis researcher Dr. Mark Ware, director of clinical research at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC),...

Clinical Trial for Type 1 Diabetes Begins at JGH, MUHC

Published: 25Nov2015

Landmark Clinical Trial of a Novel Combination Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Begins at Jewish General Hospital and McGill University Health Centre

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