Experts: Yellow Fever Epidemic in Congo and Angola

Published: 23 August 2016

“The World Health Organization's (WHO) emergency committee on deadly yellow fever will meet on Aug. 31 to review outbreaks in Democratic Republic of Congo and Angola, a spokesman said on Tuesday,...

Preventable deaths of children with HIV

Published: 19 July 2016

McGill Newsroom Reducing opportunistic infections such as TB in children with HIV could save both lives and money

Alzheimer’s disease : It takes two (proteins) to tango

Published: 20 April 2016

For years, neuroscientists have puzzled over how two abnormal proteins, called amyloid and tau, accumulate in the brain and damage it to cause Alzheimer's disease (AD). Which one is the driving...

HIV target shows surprising resistance

Published: 8 April 2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute  Research reveals that even a tiny mutation can allow the HIV virus to become resistant to therapies using the CRISPR/Cas9 gene-editing platform

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.

Diabetes drug found not to cause pancreatic cancer

Published: 22 February 2016

By Tod Hoffman, Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research...

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