MUHC in the News | March 8, 2019

A second case of HIV remission

A second case of HIV remission

A second case of HIV remission has been reported. Drs. Nicole Bernard and Jean-Pierre Routy of the Research Institute of the MUHC (RI-MUHC) explain what it means to HIV research: CBC 88.5 FM, CJAD 800, Radio-Canada International, La Presse and Le Devoir.

 

Dr. Teanoosh Zadeh

Quebec warns of cancer risk to women with textured breast implants

The McGill University Health Centre in Montreal has set up a phone line for patients who hadbreast reconstruction surgery since 1995, to inform them of the low, but potential risk of a rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma associated with textured breast implants. MUHC plastic surgeon Dr. Teanoosh Zadeh talked to CTV News about the implants and the signs and symptoms to watch for.

 

A team from the IR-MUHC rewarded

A team from the IR-MUHC rewarded

Dr. Lucy Gilbert’s team at the Research Institute of the MUHC has won Quebec Science's 2018 People's Choice Award for Discovery of the Year for they work. They developed, along with colleagues at John’s Hopkins, a reliable test for early detection of endometrial and ovarian cancers. The news received extensive media coverage: CTV News, [email protected], La Presse, Breakfast Television, Radio-Canada Médium Large, Radio-Canada International, 98.5 f.m. Paul Arcand, CBC Homerun, CBC Québec A.M. Globe Newswire, etc.

 

Dr. Geneviève Bernard

A new mutation that causes a rare pediatric brain disorder

Dr. Geneviève Bernard of the Montreal Children’s Hospital and Research Institute of the MUHC, along with American colleagues, published findings in Nature Communications in which they identified a new mutation that causes a rare pediatric brain disorder. She was interviewed by La Presse Canadienne (picked up by Le Devoir, Huffington Post, Metro, L’Actualité, etc.) and Montreal Gazette, CBC 88.5 f.m., and Radio-Canada International.

 

Dr. Donald Vinh

Recognizing rare diseases in Canada

Radio-Canada Science profiles Dr. Donald Vinh of the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre about international Rare Disease Day, his work in identifying rare diseases and the state of research in Canada.

 

Is a sleep disorder a predictor of Parkinson’s?

Is a sleep disorder a predictor of Parkinson’s?

A study from The Neuro and MUHC will allow researchers to better predict Parkinson’s disease progression, providing a new tool for the development of better treatments. Read the Radio-Canada article.

 

Dr. Togas Tulandi

No end in sight for those who suffer from endometriosis

Dr. Togas Tulandi, Chief of the Department Obstetrics and Gynecology ate the MUHC, talks about endometriosis, a debilitating  condition in which cells from the inner lining of the uterus ) are found outside the uterus. Read more in the Toronto Sun.

 

Canadians nurse injuries as cities grapple with icy sidewalks

Canadians nurse injuries as cities grapple with icy sidewalks

Dr. Jean-Marc Troquet, chief of emergency medicine at the MUHC, tells The Canadian Press about the stress of patients being admitted to the emergency department due to falls on ice this season.

 

Les Canadiennes go pink for the fight against breast cancer

Les Canadiennes go pink for the fight against breast cancer

"I had the opportunity to visit the MUHC Breast Clinic, to meet survivors, women who had to fight against cancer. Of course, it puts into perspective the little hassles that we have to face ... ", says Ann-Sophie Bettez, star player of Les Canadiennes. Read the La Presse article (in French).

 

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