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Yes! Doctors and nurses still make house calls

Mon, 2006-06-12 12:00

The Montreal Children's brings home prestigious award for home care innovation. The Rotman Award recognizes MCH efforts to care for children with complex illnesses in their homes rather than in hospital.

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Contact: Susan McLennan
Organization: Babble On Communications, Representing SickKids
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Office Phone: 416-699-1846
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Found in 20% of people of African descent: MUHC describes gene that shuts down immune system

Wed, 2006-04-19 12:00

Caspase-12 is a molecule with a death wish. Found only in people of African descent, this protein shuts down our body's immune system, opening the door to potentially lethal infections.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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More and more men are developing testis cancer

Mon, 2006-06-12 12:00

A two-day Father's Day event will raise awareness about this form of cancer and its links with infertility.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Research examines post 9-11 identity crises in children

Thu, 2006-06-15 09:30

A unique new study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) will help ease the emotional conflict experienced by Muslim-Canadian children living in today's post 9-11 world.

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Contact: Jennifer Towell
Organization: Office of the Vice Principal-Research, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-5515
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Pancreas bioengineering at the MUHC receives funding boost

Mon, 2006-06-19 12:00

A new research grant from the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) is set to provide a significant boost to a collaborative diabetes research effort led by MUHC investigator Dr. Lawrence Rosenberg.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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MUHC inaugurates Family Medicine Clinic at Queen Elizabeth Health Complex

Wed, 2006-06-21 09:30

The MUHC inaugurates a new family medicine clinic at the Queen Elizabeth Health Complex in the CDN-NDG borough today. The clinic brings the MUHC Family Medicine Department into the community and closer to other primary care services that patients need.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: MUHC Public Relations & Communications
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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Harper's gamble

Mon, 2006-06-26 13:00

Antonia Maioni, director of the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, writes in a major essay for the Conference Board of Canada that Stephen Harper's "open federalism" has raised both expectations among Quebecers and the stakes for a possible return to constitutional negotiations. "Although it is unfashionable to mention the 'C-word' these days, sooner or later the constitutional elephant in the room will have to be acknowledged," Ms. Maioni contends.

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Douglas Hospital designated 'University Institute in Mental Health' by Ministry of Health and Social Services

Mon, 2006-06-26 17:30

Today is a landmark day for the Douglas Hospital. Mr. Henri-François Gautrin, Minister of Government Services and MNA for Verdun, on behalf of the Minister of Health and Social Services, Mr. Philippe Couillard, officially declared the Douglas a "University Institute in Mental Health" - a special designation awarded to health organizations that are recognized throughout Quebec as having expertise in a specific field, and a multifaceted mission: to provide care, conduct research, teach, and evaluate technology.

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Contact: Stéphanie Lassonde
Organization: Douglas Hospital
Office Phone: 514-761-6131 ext. 2747
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2006 McGill Sports Hall of Fame inductees announced

Thu, 2006-06-29 12:00

A former Canadian Olympian is among six new members announced on Thursday for induction to the McGill University Sports Hall of Fame.

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Measles Mumps Rubella and mercury-based immunizations cleared as causes of autism

Wed, 2006-07-05 06:00

A new MUHC study published today in the scientific journal Pediatrics assesses the link between childhood immunizations and PDD in 28,000 Quebec children and finally clears MMR vaccines and thimerosal-containing immunizations as risk factors.

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Contact: Ian Popple
Organization: MUHC Public Relations & Communications
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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