Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC)

Low-Income HIV Patients Suffer with Healthcare Access

Published: 19Apr2018

Quebeckers do not have equal access to anti-retroviral treatment (ART) for HIV and AIDS, a long-term study undertaken by a team from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre ...

Meet RIPK3: Good Cop, Bad Cop, all in one

Published: 14Feb2018

Each year, influenza kills half a million people globally with the elderly and very young most often the victims. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 37 children have...

Unusual lung structures may raise risk of pulmonary disease

Published: 6Feb2018

The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some of those variations are associated with a greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study led by...

Does Chagas disease present a health risk to Canadians?

Published: 14Dec2017

Believe it or not, a tropical blood parasite native to Latin America could be harmful to Canadians. Infectious diseases like malaria or Zika may have dominated recent headlines but Chagas – the ...

MUHC study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care

Published: 17Aug2017

Adolescence can be a turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours. For young adults with a chronic illness such as type 1 diabetes,...

How a few drops of blood led to a breakthrough in immunology

Published: 5Jul2017

Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) may have cracked the code to understanding the function of special cells called regulatory T Cells. Treg...

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

Published: 4May2016

McGill University Health Centre New study reinforces importance of implementing screening in Quebec

Understanding bone death

Published: 13Jul2016

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A surprise advance in the treatment of adult cancers

Published: 11Jan2017

A team of researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has found an epigenetic modification that might be the cause of 15% of adult cancers of the throat...

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