"One day, I'm going to walk again"
Too many ineffective painkillers prescribed
First designed to treat epilepsy, gabapentinoids are now used to relieve chronic pain. "It was a shock to see that it's so common," says lead author Emily G. McDonald, an internal medicine physician at the MUHC: TVA, Journal de Montréal, Journal de Québec.
Beaconsfield sculptor banishes negative thoughts of ruinous disease
Dennis Partington beat the odds against gastrointestinal stomal tumor (GIST) and now attends art therapy classes organized by the Cedars Cancer Centre: Montreal Gazette.
Maternal gestational diabetes linked to diabetes in children
Are your kids at risk of developing type 1 diabetes if you had gestational diabetes? Dr. Kaberi Dasgupta, and her colleagues of the Research Institute of the MUHC, published research findings showing that children of moms who had gestational diabetes were more likely to develop diabetes before the age of 22. She was interviewed by CTV Montreal, CBC Homerun 88.5 fm, La Presse Canadienne, Les éclaireurs à ICI Radio-Canada, etc.
Canadian research into childhood brain cancer
A Canadian research team has identified earliest traces of brain cancer long before the disease becomes symptomatic. Dr Nada Jabado, co-author of the research, who is a researcher at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and the Research Institute of the MUHC, was interviewed by La Presse Canadienne, Radio-Canada International, Radio-Canada, Science Mag, etc.