"Smart soles" help patients recover from a broken hip

Published: 4 March 2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by the elderly population following a fall.

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking statins

Published: 11 March 2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre Millions of people today take statins to help lower their cholesterol level.

Research recommends further safety evaluation of DINCH

Published: 17 June 2015

A commonly used  plasticizer known as DINCH, which is found in products that come into close contact with humans, such as medical devices, children's toys and food packaging, was put under the...

Increasing cases of anaphylaxis among children

Published: 21 April 2016

Anaphylaxis, known to be a sudden and potentially life-threatening allergic reaction, seems to be increasing among children, according to a new study led by a team at the Research Institute of the...

Study sheds light on the causes of cerebral palsy

Published: 3 August 2015

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common cause of physical disability in children. Every year 140 children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy in Quebec.

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