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New Year's Babies

Thu, 2004-01-01 (All day)

New Year's good news arrived at the McGill University Health Centre in the form of a 3.8 kg baby girl at 3:46 am on January 1, 2004

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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MUHC Researchers Develop New Way to Test for Sleep Apnea in Children

Mon, 2004-01-05 (All day)

Approximately one to three percent of children are affected by obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). This condition can cause growth problems and delay development.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Leprosy Susceptibility Genes Identified

Mon, 2004-01-26 (All day)

The eradication of leprosy, one of the world's oldest and most feared diseases, may be one step closer.

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Contact: Janet Weichel McKenzie
Organization: Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
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McGill University Health Centre Names New Executive Director

Fri, 2004-01-30 (All day)

The Board of Directors of the McGill University Health Centre announced today the appointment of Dr. Arthur Porter as Executive Director.

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Contact: Sheila Moore
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New MS Research Shows Remarkable Findings

Thu, 2004-02-05 (All day)

New research findings from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) provide hope for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), one of the most common and devastating diseases of the nervous system.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Yes! There are alternatives to hysterectomy

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Dr. Togas Tulandi, McGill University Health Centre associate director of the McGill Reproductive Centre, says today there are often alternatives to having a hysterectomy.

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Awards and Appointments

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Awards and Appointments

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11 year-old boy raises $500 for MUHC Volunteer Cuddles Program

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Three years ago, Scott Tomalty's mother started giving him two dollars every time he got a touchdown. As a personally made rule, Tomalty has saved up his touchdown earnings each season and given it to a charitable organization. This year, family, friends and others caught wind of Tomalty's charitable effort and pitched in.

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Dr. Harry Rosen - an artisan builder

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

Dr. Henry Rosen is an artisan builder in search of permanence, whether performing dental restorations or, in his free time, constructing epic creations with stone, a practice he euphemistically calls his "hobby."

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Heart disease - a silent killer of women

Sun, 2004-02-01 (All day)

As a co-investigator, Dr. Louise Pilote of the MUHC was recently given a grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research to research gender differential in heart disease and access to congestive heart failure clinics.

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