Faculty of Medicine

Products derived from plants offer potential as dual-targeting agents for experimental cerebral malaria

Published: 20Feb2018

Malaria, a life-threatening disease usually caused when parasites from the Plasmodium family enter the bloodstream of a person bitten by a parasite-carrying mosquito, is a severe health threat...

Alzheimer’s disease: neuronal loss very limited

Published: 17Jan2018

Frequently encountered in the elderly, Alzheimer’s is considered a neurodegenerative disease, which means that it is accompanied by a significant, progressive loss of neurons and their nerve...

Experts: Smog in Montreal

Published: 4Jan2018

“Officials in the city of Montreal have issued the latest of several smog alerts today and they hope to improve air quality by restricting the use of wood-burning appliances made popular after the...

Analyzing the psyche of risky drivers

Published: 28Apr2016

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom...

McGill study finds people infected with HIV more likely to develop fatty liver

Published: 30Nov2017

Fatty liver is among the most frequent causes of liver disease in Canada and in Western countries and is one of the main indications for liver transplant. For some time, researchers have suspected...

Breastfed babies are less likely to develop eczema as teenagers, study shows.

Published: 13Nov2017

A new study, which is published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, and was led by researchers from King’s College London, Harvard University, University of...

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