medicine

Identification of a new gene causing scoliosis and bone malformations

Published: 2Nov2017

A unique collaboration among Shriners Hospital for Children – Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and McGill University has enabled researchers to identify genetic mutations involved in a rare disease that...

New mechanism detected in Alzheimer’s disease

Published: 13Oct2017

By Chris Chipello McGill University researchers have discovered a cellular mechanism that may contribute to the breakdown of communication between neurons in Alzheimer’s disease.

New hope in the fight against superbugs

Published: 3May2017

Antibiotic resistance is a growing global health threat. So much so that a 2014 study commissioned by the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom predicted that, if the problem is left unchecked, in...

McGill ranked world’s 3rd best university for study of Anatomy & Physiology

Published: 7Mar2017

McGill University is the world’s third-best university for the study of Anatomy & Physiology, behind only the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge, according to the 2017 QS World University...

4-week prehabilitation prepares cancer patients for surgery

Published: 1Dec2016

Just four weeks of prehabilitation (pre-surgery preparation) may be enough to help some cancer patients get in shape for surgery. That’s according to a recent study of close to 120 colorectal...

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...

Preventable deaths of children with HIV

Published: 19Jul2016

McGill Newsroom Reducing opportunistic infections such as TB in children with HIV could save both lives and money

Understanding bone death

Published: 13Jul2016

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