MUHC research news
REM sleep behaviour disorder appears to be a predictor of neurodegenerative disease in more than 50 per cent of cases, according to a recent study.
A team from the MUHC and the Hôpital Laval has proved the effectiveness of the home-based pulmonary rehabilitation program and suggests it be widely implemented.
In May, researchers at the McGill University Health Centre announced the creation of what they call the world's first fully automated anesthesia system, which has been used in 40 operations so far. In its 8th annual Year in Ideas, New York Times Magazine looks at the McGill innovation known as 'McSleepy'.
Weight gain comes all too easily to most of us, especially during the festive season. For cancer patients however, weight gain is hard to achieve at any time of year.
A Canadian and American research group including the team of Dr. Robert Koenekoop from the Research Institute at the Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC has just been awarded $2.4 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada (FFB).