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Weight-loss surgery can cut cancer risk

Thu, 2008-06-19 10:30

Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity also prevents cancer: McGill/MUHC researchers

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: Communications Coordinator (research, MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Stomach-shrinking surgery cuts cancer risk

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Obese patients who undergo stomach surgery to lose weight may reduce their risk of developing some cancers by as much as 80 per cent, according to a study by McGill researchers that provides new evidence eating less could play a critical role in warding off the disease.

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Charles Taylor awarded Kyoto Prize

Fri, 2008-06-20 12:00

McGill philosopher one of two Canadians to win “Japan’s Nobel”

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Contact: Allison Flynn
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514 398-7698
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Science writing courses (graduate)

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Need help with your science writing? If you're like most scientists, explaining your research to others can be challenging. To help you communicate your ideas to specialists and non-specialists alike, Prof. Linda Cooper offers two intensive graduate seminar courses.

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Contact: Prof. Linda Cooper
Organization: Redpath Museum
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Office Phone: (514) 398-8545
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Two McGill Law graduates on the École du Barreau’s Honour Roll

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Slava Sinigerska, BCL/LLB’07, and Nicolas Leblanc-Langlois, BCL/LLB’07, were placed on the École du Barreau’s 2007 Excellence Honour Roll.

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Vitrification may make postponing motherhood easier

Thu, 2008-06-19 12:00

Research out of McGill University suggests a new egg-freezing technique, called vitrification, is as safe as conventional in-vitro fertilization treatments and natural conception.

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Dr. Jason Hessels: 2008 CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award

Thu, 2008-06-19 10:15

Congraulations to Dr. Jason Hessels, Ph.D. ’07, who has won the 2008 CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award in the engineering, medical sciences and natural sciences category.

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Cancellation of BNI Morning Advising Session

Wed, 2008-06-18 12:00

To all newly admitted BNI students: Cancellation of Morning Advising Session.

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Contact: Marcia Beaulieu
Organization: School of Nursing
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Office Phone: 514-398-3309
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Library closed Tuesday, June 24

Tue, 2008-06-17 16:00

The Library will be closed on Tuesday, June 24 for la Fête nationale du Québec. Some branches will also be closed on Monday, June 23. Please consult the Library website for details.

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Six new books from Faculty of Law members

Mon, 2008-02-04 12:00

No less than six books from Faculty of Law members are hitting the shelves; they are from Assistant Professor Helge Dedek, Assistant Professor Robert Leckey, Professor Pierre-Gabriel Jobin, Assistant Professor Yaëll Emerich and Boulton Fellow Vrinda Narain.

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