diseases

Tick-borne pathogens increasingly widespread in Central Canada

Published: 17Nov2022

Tick-borne pathogens, known for causing illnesses such as Lyme disease, are on the rise in Central Canada – presenting new risks in areas where they were never previously detected....

CFI invests $3.9 M in McGill research

Published: 21Sep2022

Announced today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, 15 McGill researchers received a total of $3.9 million from the Canada Foundation for...

National study to collect data on aging adults’ experiences during COVID-19 pandemic

Published: 22Apr2020

How does a pandemic affect the physical and psychological health of adults as they age? Does COVID-19 have an impact on the delivery of regular health-care services? Does a COVID-19 infection lead...

The bigger the evolutionary jump, the more lethal cross-species diseases could be

Published: 28Mar2019

Some diseases which are fatal in one species can cause only mild discomfort in another—but it’s hard for scientists to predict how lethal a disease will be if it leaps across species....

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