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Clinical trial reveals that aspirin is effective at preventing venous thromboembolism following major orthopedic surgeries

Published: 12Mar2018

Montreal, March 12, 2018 – A multicentre, double-blind, randomized, controlled clinical trial of patients who underwent total hip or knee replacement surgery showed that aspirin was as effective as...

Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression

Published: 18Jan2018

An over-reliance on self-report screening questionnaires, wherein patients essentially define their own condition, in place of diagnostic interviews conducted by a health care professional, has...

Hypertension during pregnancy may affect women’s long-term cardiovascular health

Published: 21Aug2017

Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study.

Diabetes drug found not to cause pancreatic cancer

Published: 22Feb2016

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

Treatment for dry eye disease based on McGill research

Published: 3Dec2015

The discovery that tavilermide  induces the production of mucin, a crucial lubricant in tears, offers hope of relief to people who suffer from chronic dry eye disease. The invention and the...

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