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Predicting arrhythmias so as to prevent them

Published: 28Sep2015

Researchers have discovered how to predict some cardiac arrhythmias several steps before they even occur. It’s a finding that could lead to an improved cardiac device, with equipment designed to...

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...

HIV uses the immune system’s own tools to suppress it

Published: 15Jul2015

A Canadian research team at the IRCM in Montréal, led by molecular virologist Éric A. Cohen, PhD, made a significant discovery on how HIV escapes the body’s antiviral responses. The team uncovered...

His and her pain circuitry in the spinal cord

Published: 29Jun2015

New research released today in Nature Neuroscience reveals for the first time that pain is processed in male and female mice using different cells. These findings have far-reaching implications for...

Daily quiet time to improve new mothers’ health

Published: 19Jan2015

A quiet time scheduled every afternoon could improve the health of newborns and mothers in maternity wards according to researchers at McGill University.

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