Kangaroo Care provides multiple benefits for babies and parents

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Newborn babies in the MUHC’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit are benefiting from the Kangaroo Care method, in which they snuggle skin-to-skin with a parent for upwards of an hour at a time. Kangaroo Care helps everything from regulating a baby’s temperature and heart rate to reducing infection rates.

Asthma can’t take the wind out of Yvan Martineau’s sails

In Focus

Life is often a series of opportunities, obstacles, efforts and accomplishments. Yvan Martineau, a Quebec journalist and TV host, who is passionate about sports and travel, recently spoke to the MUHC’s Fabienne Landry about his life journey and his 20-year relationship with the people at the Montreal Chest Institute.

Heart attacks could be reduced by rethinking statins

Research

A new study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC), with collaborators from the United-States, is changing the way we think about prescribing statins, a drug commonly used to help lower their cholesterol levels.

Mission accomplished: Children’s moves to Glen

Other News

Following on the heels of the April 26 transfer of the Royal Victoria Hospital, the Montreal Children’s Hospital successfully moved 66 young patients to the Glen site yesterday in a well-orchestrated operation. The move took just under four hours.