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.
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.
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
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.