MUHC in the News | May 22, 2018

Fatty liver disease, a silent menace

Fatty liver disease, a silent menace

Fatty liver, a new disease is becoming a menace to public health, denounce experts. MUHC hepatologist Dr. Giada Sebastiani was interviewed by the Journal de Montréal. Read the article and watch the TVA report (in French).

 

Beyond Killing TuberculosisBeyond Killing Tuberculosis

Maziar Divangahi’s team from the RI-MUHC’s Meakins Christies Laboratories found that rather than fighting the bacteria causing tuberculosis, the body’s ability to “tolerate” the pathogen was the key mechanism for preventing the spread of the infection. He was interviewed by La Presse, Radio-Canada International, and the German public radio.

 

Mother's Day BBQ ruined after Montreal-area woman swallows metal brush bristleMother's Day BBQ ruined after Montreal-area woman swallows metal brush bristle

A Montreal woman's Mother's Day celebrations went awry after a metal bristle from a barbeque brush became dislodged and ended up in her throat. Dr. Karen Kost spoke to CTV and CJAD about the issue while Dr. Nader Sadeghi was a guest of CBC's Daybreak to talk about it.