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Alcoholism could be linked to a hyper-active brain dopamine system 13 Aug 2013 | 10:18 pm

Those vulnerable to alcoholism may experience an unusually large response in the brain’s reward-seeking pathway when they take a drink. Research from McGill University suggests that people who are vu...

New network aims to revolutionize research and training in medical physics 13 Aug 2013 | 06:25 am

Initiative funded by NSERC’s CREATE program seeks to bolster innovation in the development of technologies used for diagnosis and treatment of disease Initiative funded by NSERC’s CREATE program seek...

CIBC 401 Bike Challenge from Toronto to Montreal Raises $274,355 12 Aug 2013 | 10:06 pm

Cyclists celebrate completing the 576-km ride from Toronto to Montreal as part of the CIBC 401 Bike Challenge on Friday, August 9. The event raised $274,355 for the Piccoli Family Fund of the Cedars C...

How the body aids and abets the spread of cancer 29 Jun 2013 | 01:28 am

RI-MUHC researchers ID new mode of cancer progression Montreal, July 1st 2013 – The very system that is meant to protect the body from invasion may be a traitor. These new findings of a study, led by...

MUHC Beats Forecast 18 Jun 2013 | 03:28 am

The Board of Directors of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today that its deficit for fiscal 2012-13 is $72.5 million. “With our move to the Glen and our commitment to living with...

Blocking overactive receptor in Alzheimer's recovers memory loss and more 17 Jun 2013 | 10:10 pm

A new study shows that memory pathology in older mice with Alzheimer’s disease can be reversed with treatment A new study shows that memory pathology in older mice with Alzheimer’s disease can be rev...

June is ALS Awareness Month 13 Jun 2013 | 12:00 pm

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative disease What is ALS? Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurod...

MUHC urologist Dr. Peter Chan invites the men of Montreal to take advantage of a free medical check-up 5 Jun 2013 | 04:28 am

Thursday, June 13, 2013, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Complexe Les Ailes, 677 Sainte-Catherine St W, Metro Level Montreal Too many men put off getting a complete health exam, which can lead to neglecting treatmen...

Calcium supplements linked to longer lifespans in women 23 May 2013 | 09:48 pm

Calcium-rich diet and supplements provide similar benefits Taking a calcium supplement of up to 1,000 mg per day can help women live longer, according to a study whose lead author was Lisa Langsetmo,...

Tiny Survivors Cocktail raises $40,000 for RVH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 23 May 2013 | 02:27 am

Montreal, May 15, 2013 For the fourth consecutive year, Luciano D’Iorio, Karen Aziz and Helen Wolkowicz hosted the Tiny Survivors Cocktail fundraiser at Newtown Restaurant. The evening was a great s...

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