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A Practical New Book On Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)Launched at the MUHC

Thu, 2002-06-20 (All day)

Today, with over forty invited guests and collaborators in attendance, Dr. Jean Bourbeau, Medical Director of the COPD Clinic and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program of the Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Centre, officially launched his book, COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, at the Montreal Chest Institute.

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Health Research to be Studied

Thu, 2002-07-11 (All day)

Research that explores such diverse scientific areas as cancer, heart disease, human reproduction, medical genetics, mental illness, musculoskeletal disorders, neuroscience, and public health will be conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) through funding from Canada's leading federal funding agency.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Alberta Brothers on cross-country roller-skiing trek To stop at Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital (MUHC)

Mon, 2002-07-15 (All day)

Two brothers from Camrose, Alberta will be rolling into Montreal on THURSDAY, JULY 18, as they rollerski the 6,245 kilometers from Edmonton to St. John's, Newfoundland in an effort to thank Canada's unsung heroes - families who have donated a family member's organs and tissue so that others may live.

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MUHC Study Shows The Old Asthma Drugs Are Still Better

Tue, 2002-07-16 (All day)

Not everything new is better than the old, according to a researcher at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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McGill University Health Centre to generate $28 Million in Local Economic Activity

Wed, 2002-08-07 (All day)

According to a report prepared by Daniel Arbour & Associés and released today by The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), the building of a modern health science facility at Glen Yard will result in positive economic benefits for the boroughs of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce/Côte-des- Neiges, the Sud Ouest and Westmount.

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Contact: Joy Berger
Organization: MUHC Planning Office
Office Phone: 514-934-5060 ext. 401
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McGill University Health Centre Researchers Show That a New Battle Against HIV/AIDS is Imminent

Thu, 2002-08-08 (All day)

Despite the successes of drug treatments for HIV/AIDS during the last decade, research suggests that a new battle against this deadly disease has opened up.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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McGill University Health Centre Receives $1,000,000 From Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Wed, 2002-08-21 (All day)

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. announced today that it is contributing $1,000,000 to Canada's largest osteoporosis study, which is being directed by researchers from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.

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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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MUHC Study Finds New Cause of Colorectal Cancer

Mon, 2002-08-26 (All day)

A review of over 140 scientific studies on colorectal cancer may point to a more effective way of diagnosing and preventing this deadly disease.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Glen Site Environmental Clean-up

Thu, 2002-09-12 (All day)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) announced today that, subject to approvals from the Government of Quebec and the City of Montreal, it is planning to dig up contaminated soil on the Glen site next year and transport it to sites licensed by the Quebec Ministry of the Environment.

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MUHC Scientists Find Gene For Neurodegenerative Disease

Tue, 2002-10-08 (All day)

A study published in the November issue of Nature Genetics by investigators from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) identifies a gene that underlies a neurological disorder affecting the brain and spinal cord.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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