Latest McGill University Health Centre Stories

Researcher Reveals Novel Treatment For A Form Of Childhood Blindness
2014-07-14 03:18:37

An international research project, led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in Montreal, reports that a new oral medication is showing significant progress in restoring vision to patients with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).

2014-07-07 10:11:17

Scientists at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre have shown that a member of the protein family known as SUMO (small ubiquitin-like modifier) is a key to why tumour cells multiply uncontrollably, especially in the case of glioblastoma.

2014-04-11 08:24:46

Project to improve patient privacy, security and quality standards at MUHC hospitals MONTREAL, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - A new program aimed at improving patient safety and quality

2014-03-03 23:01:56

The University Hospital in Columbia, MO, operated by The Missouri University Health Care System, selected Scranton Products' Tufftec Lockers for 700 new lockers throughout the $190 million

Couples Can Work Together To Reduce Risk Of Developing Diabetes
2014-01-24 15:13:00

Living in a household implies sharing duties and responsibilities, but it could also imply sharing your diabetes.

Treatment Target For Public Health Risk Parasite Identified
2013-11-27 10:34:50

There are no reliable treatments for cryptosporidiosis, the disease caused by C. parvum, but that may be about to change with the identification of a target molecule

2013-10-30 15:48:59

Diagnosing colorectal cancer (CRC) is complex; it relies on significant invasive tests and subjective evaluations.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.