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New gene identified in breast cancer

Mon, 2004-08-30 12:00

Researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and McMaster University have identified a new player in breast cancer.

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 36419
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Because playing is part of healing, the Montreal Children's Hospital inaugurates its newly renovated outside play area: Parc-en-ciel

Tue, 2004-08-31 12:00

The Montreal Children's Hospital (MCH) has reopened its outdoor play area after extensive renovations and refurbishing.

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Contact: Emmanuelle Rondeau
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation
Office Phone: 514-934-4846 ext. 236
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Study finds children don't lie under oath

Wed, 2004-09-08 12:00

McGill researcher Victoria Talwar, in conjunction with other university researchers, has discovered that children are likely to testify truthfully - even when parents put pressure on them to lie.

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HIV strands can re-infect those already afflicted

Wed, 2004-09-08 12:00

McGill researchers discover that HIV patients are not immune to attack by a different strand of the illness. Thus, they must take precautionary steps not to get a secondary infection, or superinfection.

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No link between MMR vaccination and autism - Study by international team to be published in the Lancet

Thu, 2004-09-09 19:30

Parents worried by the media coverage of a possible link between MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination and autism can relax. A major new study has concluded MMR vaccination is not associated with increased risk of autism.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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Contemporary art museum under new leadership

Tue, 2004-09-14 12:00

Marc Mayer, BA'84, has been appointed director of the world-renowned Montreal Contemporary Art Museum. He hopes to revolutionize the way contemporary art is presented. His career has been a smorgasboard of art-related endeavours. He has been director of Toronto's Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, head of visual arts at the Canadian Embassy in Paris, and deputy art director at New York's Brooklyn Museum. Under his new position as director of the Montreal Contemporary Art Museum, he plans to make the museum one of the trendiest art venues in the world.

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Cedars CanSupport / Faire Face

Fri, 2004-09-10 12:00

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) - Annual Public Lecture

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McGill researcher shows MMR vaccine scare unfounded

Fri, 2004-09-17 12:00

Dr. Eric Fombonne, Director of Psychiatry at the Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre, says worries over a possible causality between the MMR (measles, mumps and rubella) vaccine and autism are unfounded.

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McGill celebrates a century of music

Thu, 2004-09-16 12:00

It's been a hundred years since the McGill Conservatorium of Music was established, and over the years McGill's Faculty of Music has moved to the forefront of education in Canada.

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Courageous kids: A day in the life of the Children's OR

Thu, 2004-09-16 12:00

Global Television takes you inside the Montreal Children's Hospital operating room with a documentary featuring five incredible children dealing with life-threatening health problems.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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