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Deep Neural Networks Identifies Tumours with Unmatched Performance

A team of artificial intelligence researchers developed a new deep-learning method to identify tumours in medical images.
21-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Palm Oil in Your Valentine's Chocolate?

A diet high in saturated fat causes, in addition to obesity and metabolic changes associated with a prediabetic state, anxiodepressive and compulsive behaviors. All of these effects were shown to be tied to inflammation in the nucleus accumbens,...
13-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hope for Patients with Lymphedema - New Surgical Treatment Offered at the CHUM

The Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM) is now offering a new surgical treatment for patients with lymphedema, swelling caused by the abnormal accumulation of lymph fluid in a body part, most often the arms or legs....
5-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cystic Fibrosis: Discovery of a Key Molecule for Improving Treatments

Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have identified a promising solution to improving treatments offered to patients with cystic fibrosis.
12-Dec-2017 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Discovery of a Promising Medication for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Canadian researchers discovered that pimozide, a drug used to treat schizophrenia, has the potential to slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). A clinical trial must confirm the efficacy and safety of the drug before it is...
14-Nov-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Treatment: Bringing Patients Onboard

With $1 million in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, PAROLE-Onco will integrate patient-partners into the health care teams of the oncology departments of six Quebec health institutions. This is the first research project of...
26-Sep-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

An Infallible Hand-Held Probe to Aid Cancer Surgery

Patients with common widespread forms of cancer will enjoy longer life expectancy and reduced risk of recurrence thanks to a multimodal optical spectroscopy probe developed by ingeneer Frédéric Leblond and neurosurgical oncology specialist Dr....
26-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Healing Wounds with Cell Therapy

An experimental treatment in mice allows the reprogramming of blood cells in order to promote the healing process of cutaneous wounds. This novel approach published recently in Journal of Investigative Dermatology could prove to be beneficial in...
29-May-2017 12:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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