Longer maternity leave linked to healthier babies


For each additional month of paid maternity leave offered in low- and middle-income countries, infant mortality is reduced by 13 per cent, according to a new study by researchers from McGill and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Diabetes drug found not to cause pancreatic cancer


The use of incretin-based drugs is not associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the latest issue of the British Medical Journal.

Lora Giangregorio wins Bloomberg Manulife Prize


McGill, in association with Lawrence and Frances Bloomberg and Manulife, has announced that Dr. Lora Giangregorio, Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, is the winner of the 2015 Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health.