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Major Study Will Test Best Ways to Lower Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

Fri, 2003-02-21 (All day)

The Royal Victoria Hospital Metabolic Day Center of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is one of 70 clinics in the United States and Canada taking part in a major new study to test three promising approaches to lower the risk of heart disease and stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Shriners and MUHC Investigate Effects of Oral Steroids on the Health of Asthmatic Children

Tue, 2003-02-25 (All day)

Parents concerned about use of oral steroids to treat their asthmatic children will be reassured by a new study conducted by a team of clinicians at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Shriners Hospital (Montreal).

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Time to Go Beyond Cholesterol, MUHC Cardiologists Suggest

Fri, 2003-02-28 (All day)

There is a better way to determine risk of heart disease than measuring cholesterol, according to a new study by cardiologists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Invitation

Fri, 2003-03-14 (All day)

The Association québécoise des allergies alimentaires (Quebec Food Allergy Association) and the McGill University Health Centre invite you to a press conference of two major announcements.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Two Major Food Allergy Firsts in North America

Tue, 2003-03-18 (All day)

To celebrate the Journée Québécoise des allergies alimentaires next Friday March 21, the Association québécoise des allergies alimentaires (AQAA) and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today results from the first Quebec study on the prevalence of peanut allergy.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Physicians May Be Prescribing Unnecessary Asthma Drugs

Thu, 2003-03-20 (All day)

Approximately three million Canadians suffer with asthma. Inhaled steroids are the standard treatment to ease symptoms and prevent the disease from worsening. However, in the past few years there has been trend among physicians to prescribe a new class of drug, anti-leukotrienes, either alone or in combination with inhaled steroids.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Research showing the efficacy of a new three-drug cocktail that may help to treat ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease

Fri, 2003-03-28 (All day)

You are invited to the announcement of breakthrough research showing the efficacy of a new three-drug cocktail that may help to treat ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. » full story

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Drug Combination Increases Life Span of Mice with ALS

Tue, 2003-04-01 (All day)

A new three-drug cocktail used to treat ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease, may increase life span and decrease disease progression according to a study conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Contact: Susan Graham Walker
Organization: ALS Society of Canada
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Office Phone: 416-497-2267 ext. 208
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Research Links Erectile Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Disease

Tue, 2003-04-29 (All day)

Preliminary findings from clinicians at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), show that men with erectile dysfunction are more likely to have cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease affects approximately 40 000 Canadian men annually.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC unveils new approach to burn trauma care

Mon, 2003-04-07 (All day)

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) has adopted a new approach to the treatment of children with mild to severe burns. The new approach to burn trauma care was developed over the last two years as part of the Children's expansion of its highly specialized and comprehensive trauma program.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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