Health and Lifestyle

$5M for Malaria, Tuberculosis Drug-discovery Research

Published: 17Dec2015

University of Toronto and McGill University scientists are leading an international partnership to discover new and improved drug treatments for tuberculosis, malaria and neglected tropical...

What is your memory style?

Published: 15Dec2015

Why is it that some people have richly detailed recollection of past experiences (episodic memory), while others tend to remember just the facts without details (semantic memory)?...

Cleaning wounds: saline water trumps soap and water

Published: 15Dec2015

Now, an international team of researchers led by McMaster University in collaboration with the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre has found that soap and water is actually...

First language wires brain for later language-learning

Published: 1Dec2015

Research also demonstrates brain's plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments

Improving health, one step at a time

Published: 26Nov2015

It may be surprising, but Canadians who live in densely-populated areas where stores, banks, schools and other services are close by do not walk as much as they should.

Clinical Trial for Type 1 Diabetes Begins at JGH, MUHC

Published: 25Nov2015

Landmark Clinical Trial of a Novel Combination Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Begins at Jewish General Hospital and McGill University Health Centre

McGill announces 2015 Bloomberg Manulife Prize winner

Published: 25Nov2015

$50,000 research award to promote active health goes to Dr. Lora Giangregorio, whose work has led to the development of internationally endorsed exercise guidelines for osteoporosis, and tools for...

How can I tell if they're lying?

Published: 26Nov2015

​Sarcasm, white lies and teasing can be difficult to identify for those with certain disorders – new video inventory developed at McGill may help

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