Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Infertility treatment linked with slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications

Published: 4Feb2019

Women who become pregnant using infertility treatments, such as in vitro fertilization, have a slightly higher risk of a complication according to a new study by researchers at ICES, Research...

How does cancer spread?

Published: 10Dec2018

How does cancer spread? While studying human brain tumour cells, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) found some answers to this crucial,...

Safe cannabis pain relief without the “high”

Published: 25Oct2018

In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University have delivered encouraging news for chronic...

Life-saving epinephrine underused during anaphylaxis outside of hospital, study finds

Published: 7Sep2018

Fewer than half of adults and children experiencing food-induced anaphylaxis use their epinephrine autoinjector (EAI) before being treated at a hospital emergency room, according to a new Canadian...

Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep

Published: 28Sep2016

The brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep, according to a study published in the journal Nature by McGill University researchers.

The brain gives up more secrets

Published: 18Feb2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre...

What’s behind your thirst?

Published: 15Oct2015

Discovery advances our understanding of how our brain controls body hydration and temperature

Expectant dads get depressed too

Published: 5Oct2015

Transition to parenthood can be a difficult life event. It can have an impact on both parents and on the long-term development of the child. While mother’s "baby blues" have been widely...