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The Montreal Children’s Hospital unveils cutting edge intraoperative MRI

New equipment gives neuro-surgeons unprecedented images of the brain and will also reduces wait times for children needing a standard MRI Scan

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Published on : 26 Oct 2009

Guidance on the Use of H1N1 Flu Vaccine

This statement provides a summary of the epidemiology of pandemic H1N1 human influenza (pH1N1), as well as information on the pH1N1 vaccine and its recommended usage.

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Published on : 22 Oct 2009

Health Canada Approves Pandemic H1N1 Flu Vaccine for Canadians

Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq today announced that Health Canada has approved AREPANRIX, a vaccine against the pandemic H1N1 flu virus.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2009

Information on the H1N1 Flu Virus and Individuals with Chronic Medical Conditions

Provides targeted information on the H1N1 Flu virus specifically for individuals with chronic medical conditions, including information on the H1N1 flu vaccine.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2009

What you need to know before receiving the H1N1 Flu Vaccine

Describes what you need to know before receiving the H1N1 flu vaccine, including who should get it and when, how well the vaccine will protect against the H1N1 flu virus, how safe the vaccine is, risks from the H1N1 flu vaccine, and who should not get the H1N1 flu vaccine.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2009

Considering the Options — Getting the flu versus getting a vaccine or taking an antiviral

When considering your options about vaccination there are a number of factors that you should think about. This chart explains the risk of getting the flu versus the benefits and risks of getting an H1N1 flu vaccine and/or taking antiviral medication if you do get the flu.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2009

Information on Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and H1N1 Flu Virus

Provides targeted information on the H1N1 Flu virus specifically for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, including information on the H1N1 flu vaccine.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2009

Information on Children Less Than Five Years of Age and the H1N1 Flu Virus

Provides targeted information on the H1N1 Flu virus specifically for children under the age of five, including information on the H1N1 flu vaccine.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2009

Information on Seniors and the Flu Virus (Seasonal Flu and H1N1 Flu)

Provides targeted information specifically for seniors on the topic of the seasonal and H1N1 flu viruses, including information on the seasonal flu vaccine and the H1N1 flu vaccine.

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Published on : 21 Oct 2009

Montreal Researcher, Physician and Teacher Phil Gold to be Inducted Into The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

Discoveries revolutionized the diagnosis and management of cancer and immunology

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Published on : 19 Oct 2009

International clinical trial for patients with brain tumours, co-ordinated at The Neuro

The biopharmaceutical company Antisense Pharma GmbH has announced today that it has received the approval by Health Canada for its pivotal Phase III clinical trial SAPPHIRE in patients with recurrent or refractory anaplastic astrocytoma.

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Published on : 19 Oct 2009

NOTICE TO THE MEDIA - Canada will provide an update on the H1N1 flu virus.

Dr. David-Butler-Jones and Dr. Danielle Grondin will provide a national update on the H1N1 flu virus.

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Published on : 18 Oct 2009

NOTICE TO THE MEDIA - A tour of areas in the National Microbiology Laboratory that focus on work relating to the H1N1 flu virus.

Minister Aglukkaq, Dr. David-Butler-Jones and Dr. Danielle Grondin will provide a national update on the H1N1 flu virus.

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Published on : 16 Oct 2009

Frequently Asked Questions - H1N1 Flu Virus

Updated: October 15, 2009

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Published on : 15 Oct 2009

Research shows treating HIV-AIDS with interleukin-2 is ineffective

A team of researchers at the MUHC/McGill and their international colleagues recommend halting all clinical trials on interleukin-2.

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Published on : 15 Oct 2009