RI-MUHC

Pregnancy-related conditions taken together leave moms – and dads – at risk

Published: 14Nov2017

Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart disease years later....

A key to unlocking the mystery of triple negative breast cancer

Published: 25Oct2016

A study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) suggests screening breast cancer patients for the prolactin receptor could improve the prognosis for...

A ‘tropical’ parasitic disease emerges in the Arctic

Published: 28Apr2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre Canadian researchers describe the first outbreak of Cryptosporidium parasite in Nunavik

The brain gives up more secrets

Published: 18Feb2016

By Julie Robert, McGill University Health Centre...

Breakthrough in fight against muscle wasting diseases

Published: 15Sep2015

It is estimated that half of all cancer patients suffer from a muscle wasting syndrome called cachexia. Cancer cachexia impairs quality of life and response to therapy, which increases morbidity...

Gestational diabetes: A diabetes predictor in fathers

Published: 13Aug2015

In a large study analyzing 20 years of data from Quebec, a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has demonstrated that gestational diabetes signals...

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