MUHC in the News | February 4, 2019

 Wendy Wray

Women should watch for warning signs of heart disease

With February marking Heart Month, survivors of heart disease and health practitioners are raising the alarm over an illness that is the leading cause of death for Canadian women. Watch the CTV report featuring Wendy Wray, a nurse who runs a prevention clinic at the MUHC.

 

Dr. Vinh

How the MUHC’s Dr. Vinh cracks medical cold cases

Dr. Donald Vinh, a specialist in infectious diseases and genetic defects of the immune system at the MUHC, has a special knack for finding the root of medical mysteries, earning the nickname “Dr. House.” He talks about his work with Breakfast Television.

 

Simon Jodoin

PoNS: a promising treatment for concussion

Simon Jodoin suffers from the effects of several concussions. Dr. Alain Ptito, a researcher at The Neuro, explains the PoNS device and the hope it brings for people with concussion symptoms.Read the article by Radio-Canada.

 

Infertility treatment linked with slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications

Infertility treatment linked with slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications

Dr. Natalie Dayan, Director of Obstetric Medicine at the MUHC, conducted a study showing that infertility treatments were linked with a slightly higher risk of pregnancy complications. These findings were covered by The Canadian Press, Québec Science, Medical Research, Daily Mail, CBC, Radio-Canada International, Scientific Amercian, etc.