Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre

Anti-TB drugs can increase risk of TB re-infection

Published: 22Mar2019

Current treatments for tuberculosis (TB) are very effective in controlling TB infection caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). They don’t, however, always prevent reinfection. Why this happens...

International team of scientists detect cause of rare pediatric brain disorder

Published: 26Feb2019

Mathilde came into the world with chubby cheeks and a full head of auburn hair. But she was a very sick baby, and was immediately transferred on January 19, 2013 to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit...

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...

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