health

Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world

Published: 6Feb2018

A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.  

Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression

Published: 18Jan2018

An over-reliance on self-report screening questionnaires, wherein patients essentially define their own condition, in place of diagnostic interviews conducted by a health care professional, has...

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...

Mindfulness training shows promise for maintaining weight loss

Published: 23Nov2017

Can mindfulness training help overweight people shed pounds and keep them off?  McGill University researchers surveyed the growing body of studies investigating that question, and came away...

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....

Undergraduate & Health Sciences 2017-18 info: 2nd Edition

Published: 22Aug2017

Programs, courses, and other Undergraduate and Health Sciences information has been updated to reflect new program offerings and academic info for 2017–18 on the eCalendar! Browse to your specific...

OIKOS McGill: Walk of Life [April 2]

2Apr201416:00

Have you noticed how many trees are inside McGill and why? Students, faculty and staff are invited to step aside from the routine and walk with each other through underground McGill to see with new...

Evidence to Policy - Joy Knoblauch December 10

10Dec201514:00
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The IHSP is happy to present this seminar by Joy Knoblauch, Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Michigan and Visiting Research Chair in Philosophy and Public Health. Dr.

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