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Why some dental implants work and others don’t

Published: 25Oct2016

Each year, about 500,000 North Americans get dental implants. If you are one of them, and are preparing to have an implant, it might be a good idea to start taking beta blockers, medication that...

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...

Essential tremor sufferers needed for groundbreaking study

Published: 25Oct2016

You probably know someone who has it. It is the most common movement disorder, yet most people don’t even know its name....

Is there such a thing as “rape culture” on campuses in Canada?

Published: 21Oct2016

Who are the key players and actors on the issue of sexual violence on university campuses across Canada and internationally?...

Easing the burden of terminal illness

Published: 20Oct2016

The Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) is pleased to announce the launch of a new clinical program designed to ease the suffering of seriously ill patients through specialized...

2016 Friesen Prize Lecture: Dr. Janet Rossant, "From embryos to stem cells to personalized medicine"

9Nov201616:00
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Faculty Club3450 McTavish, Montreal , 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA"From embryos to stem cells to personalized medicine"...

Public Forum on Electoral Reform (Oct. 20)

Published: 13Oct2016

The Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship at McGill University and the Research Chair in Electoral Studies at the Université de Montréal will be hosting a public forum on the Canadian...

How migratory cells find their way through body tissue

Published: 13Oct2016

A new study published in Nature Communications could help biologists understand how various types of migratory cells, such as immune cells, find their way through tissues in the human body.

11 new invasive species detected in Canadian ports

Published: 13Oct2016

A mussel never reported in Canada was identified in the port of Montreal, a soft shell clam never seen in the Arctic was discovered in the Hudson Bay in Churchill, Manitoba, and a barnacle that was...

Science and the media

Published: 11Oct2016

There is widespread worry today about the health effects of just about everything around us -- from the food we eat and water we drink, to the plastics we use and medications we take. A journalist...

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