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Tracking The Deadly Spread Of Breast Cancer

Tue, 2002-04-16 (All day)

Montreal investigator awarded $450,000 to study cell signals and their role in breast cancer metastasis.

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Contact: Daphne Wood
Organization: Canadian Breast Cancer Research Initiative
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Office Phone: 416-934-5686
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Pollutants Shown To Decrease Reproductive Ability

Wed, 2002-04-17 (All day)

Studies by researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre confirm what many people have always suspected. Environmental contaminants can interfere with fetal and immune system development.

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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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Procter & Gamble Announces Strategic Alliance With Gmp Companies For Novel Treatment Of Diabetes Mellitus

Thu, 2002-04-18 (All day)

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced today that they have entered into a global, multi-year strategic alliance with GMP Companies, Inc. (GMP) to develop and commercialize a novel way to treat diabetes mellitus, which could benefit patients currently requiring insulin injections.

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Contact: Dr. Ellen Bowman
Organization: Proctor & Gamble
Office Phone: 513-622-4244
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New Outpatient and Radiology Departments At the Montreal Chest Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Fri, 2002-04-26 (All day)

A new Outpatient Clinic and Radiology Department were inaugurated today at the Montreal Chest Institute(MCI) of the MUHC, located at 3650 St. Urbain Street, following months of planning and renovations.

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Widely Available Drug May Help Treat ALS

Tue, 2002-04-30 (All day)

An antibiotic commonly prescribed for acne may slow the development of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a study conducted at the McGill University Health Centre Research Institute.

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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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Scientists Discover Gene For Epilepsy

Thu, 2002-05-09 (All day)

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have identified a gene underlying a common form of epilepsy.

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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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11th World Congress on Human Reproduction

Thu, 2002-05-30 (All day)

An international conference on the latest advances in the treatment of infertility, contraception, menopause and sexual dysfunction will be held June 2nd to June 4th in Montreal at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel.

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New Study Looks at Nursing Care For Newborns

Tue, 2002-06-04 (All day)

The length of time that new mothers and their babies stay in hospital after delivery, has declined dramatically over the last 20 years from an average of four days to less than two.

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Next Generation of Scientists Will be Trained at MUHC

Mon, 2002-06-10 (All day)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Research Institute will be nurturing the next generation of health researchers through funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Strategic Training Initiative program.

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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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Child's Hospitalization May Heal Body But Hurt Mind

Tue, 2002-06-18 (All day)

Hospitalized children may have lingering psychological problems months after they return home, new research reveals.

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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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