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McGill had 142 Academic All-Canadians in 2004-05

Tue, 2005-07-05 18:00

The McGill University Department of Athletics produced 142 Academic All-Canadians during the 2004-05 session, two short of the school record set in 2001-02. It marks the sixth straight year that McGill has gone over the century mark.

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Pivotal moment in McGill students' medical career

Tue, 2005-07-05 22:00

One step closer to the real world. That is what 30 graduates of McGill's Faculty of Medicine launched toward on June 30 as they were sworn in by the Collège des Médecins du Québec. Dr Markus Martin, Administrator of the Quebec College of Physicians, presided over the ceremony.

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Group cycles to World Transplant Games in London, Ontario

Mon, 2005-07-11 12:00

A group led by MUHC health care professionals and friends is cycling from the Montreal Children's Hospital (MCH) to London, Ontario, the site of the 2005 World Transplant Games.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 34320
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New blood test could ease life for patients with rare form of diabetes

Thu, 2005-07-14 10:00

Fourteen-year-old Karine has received two insulin injections per day for as long as she can remember. Soon after birth she was diagnosed with juvenile-onset diabetes.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
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Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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Hospital 'report cards' found not effective for quality improvement

Mon, 2005-07-25 12:00

Hospitals that were given feedback on their performance on certain quality indicators for treating heart attack patients did not show more improvement in those areas than hospitals that were provided with the feedback at a later date, according to a study in the July 20 issue of JAMA.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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MUHC researchers make headway in mystery of migraines

Wed, 2005-07-27 10:30

Scientists at the MUHC have made progress in understanding what causes migraines.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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Five McGillians win waterpolo bronze at Worlds

Wed, 2005-08-03 10:00

Five former McGill students helped lead Canada to an 8-3 victory over Russia to win the bronze medal in women's water polo at the 2005 World Aquatic Championships on Friday.

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McGill Reproductive Centre announces new graduate student fellowship

Wed, 2005-08-03 11:00

It is with great pleasure that the McGill Reproductive Centre of the MUHC announces the creation of a Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, in memory of the late Charles W. McDougall.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for breast cancer cells

Tue, 2005-08-09 10:30

Scientists at the MUHC have made an important discovery that will advance our understanding of how the female hormone estrogen causes growth of breast cancer cells.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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Providing practical health information and explaining the science behind the advice

Tue, 2005-08-09 11:00

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC presents Mini-Med School at the Children's.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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