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The Lachine Hospital and Camille-Lefebvre long-term care centre now part of the McGill University Health Centre

Thu, 2008-04-17 12:00

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce its support of the decision of the Cabinet of the Quebec government confirming that the Lachine Hospital and Camille-Lefebvre long-term care centre will join the MUHC in a new partnership.

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Contact: Alex Fretier
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications Services
Office Phone: 514 843-1560
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Researchers discover gene behind devastating Vitamin B12-related disorder

Wed, 2008-04-02 17:00

International team finds clues as to how vitamin B12 works as well as the mechanism of a related genetic disease

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Contact: Mark Shainblum
Organization: McGill University
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Office Phone: (514) 398-2189
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MUHC cardiologist played instrumental role in identifying key predictor for cardiovascular disease

Tue, 2008-04-01 12:00

The American Diabetes Association and the American College of Cardiology today recognized the key importance of an additional predictor of cardiovascular disease - a protein called apolipoprotein B (apoB).

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36419
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Collaborative research database to benefit complementary and alternative medicine

Mon, 2008-03-31 12:00

The McGill University Health Centre Research Institute and the University of Calgary in collaboration with Centennial College are launching the first-ever searchable database of outcome measures intended for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) researchers - the IN-CAM Outcomes Database.

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36419
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World First at the MUHC!

Fri, 2008-04-04 12:00

Heart transplant patient survives thanks to tiny temporary pump

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Contact: Rebecca Burns ou Seeta Ramdass
Office Phone: 514 843-1560
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Chill out with some of the most interesting researchers in Montreal

Tue, 2008-02-12 12:00

What's more interactive than attending a lecture and more informative than going to a bar?

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The MUHC warns pedestrians and motorists of the dangers of slippery weather conditions

Wed, 2008-01-30 12:00

Winter weather is here and with it come a host of unpleasant and dangerous conditions: slippery roads and sidewalks, strong winds, freezing temperatures.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: (514) 843-1560
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Cancer cells spread by releasing "bubbles", according to an MUHC study

Mon, 2008-04-21 12:00

A new fundamental mechanism of how tumour cells communicate has just been discovered by the team of Dr. Janusz Rak at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in collaboration with Dr Guha from the University of Toronto.

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36419
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Ovarian cancer: profiling a deadly disease at the MUHC

Thu, 2008-05-01 12:00

Ovarian cancer (OC) is the fourth leading cause of death from cancer in Canadian women yet 90% of OC patients could be saved with an early diagnosis.

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications Coordinator
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Office Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36419
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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC Begins Search for Causes of Autism

Wed, 2008-05-07 08:30

International Effort Considered Groundbreaking

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Contact: Annie Coulter
Organization: Project Coordinator
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Office Phone: (514) 412 4400 ext. 23325
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