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This new type of “lab on a chip” developed by McGill University scientists has the potential to become a clinical tool capable of detecting very small quantities of disease-causing bacteria in just minutes.

Nano-sized traps show promise in diagnosing pathogenic bacterial infections

Scientists at the McGill University have developed 'lab on a chip' that holds the potential of detecting small amounts of disease-causing bacteria within a few minutes....
Brain regions showing less opioid receptor availability.

Pain-induced changes in the brain explain the limited effectiveness of opioid therapy

A new study from the NIH’s Intramural Research Program and McGill University suggests that the pain-induced changes in the brain’s opioid system suggest the...
child sleeping

Bad sleep habits start early in school-age children, study

By studying the sleep patterns of children aged six to 11 years old, scientists at the McGill University found that bad sleep habits in children...
The chemical structure of thiamine pyrophosphate and protein structure of transketolase. Thiamine pyrophosphate cofactor in yellow and xylulose 5-phosphate substrate in black. Credit: Thomas Shafee/Wikipedia

A near-universal technique to measure enzyme inhibition

Researchers at McGill University have discovered a new technique for measuring how quickly medications interact with their molecular targets. The discovery provides scientists a...
brain imaging result

New confound study revealed, not being aware of memory problems predicts onset of Alzheimer’s...

A team of McGill University clinician-scientists has recently confirmed a suspicion that doctors who work with people at risk of developing dementia have long...
Flu. Young woman got nose allergy, flu sneezing nose sitting at the table in a trendy cafe coffee shop with a cup of hot beverage beside

Meet RIPK3: a biological weapon to combat the flu

According to an estimate, influenza kills half a million people globally. As reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 37 children have died in...
Re-programming immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Re-programming immune cells to fight tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB), an irresistible sickness which assaults the lungs, asserts somebody's life like clockwork and 1.5 million lives worldwide consistently. A cure has escaped...