Metformin shows promise to treat Fragile X syndrome, an inherited form of intellectual disability.
The World Health Summit Regional Meeting identified 12 priority actions aimed at improving health and healthcare across the world.
Chemists from Italy and Canada specializing in nanotechnology create a molecular slingshot that could shoot drugs at precise locations in the human body once triggered by specific disease markers.
College students and other 18-to-25's aren't getting the attention they need to avoid taking up smoking, says PhD candidate Thierry Gagné, who wrote a paper on the subject.
Getting the right organ to the right recipient is always a challenge. UdeM scientists think artificial intelligence can help.
Dr. André Veillette and his team have discovered why immunotherapy would work in some patients and not at all in others. This finding is published today in Nature.
At an international conference, CHU Sainte-Justine immunologist Hugo Soudeyns talks about the ongoing HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Age-related female infertility is explained by a defect in the choreography of chromosome sharing during cell division in eggs before they are fertilized.
An international research team has demonstrated that an exaggerated emotional brain response to non-threatening information predicts emergence of clinically psychotic symptoms.
If family doctors got rid of their antiquated tensiometers and started using electronic devices instead, they'd make fewer misdiagnoses of hypertension, a medicial sociologist says.