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Susceptibility to Malaria

Approximately, forty percent of the world's population is at risk of malaria infection. New research from McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre suggests that some individuals may be naturally resistant to this infection.

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Published on : 03 Nov 2003

Ghouls and Goblins are roaming The Montreal Children's Hospital

Things are a little spooky and a little creepy over at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Published on : 31 Oct 2003

Blood Drive

On November 10 from 10 am to 7 pm The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC will hold a blood donor clinic at the Pepsi Forum.

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Published on : 31 Oct 2003

Amputation to Reimplantation

Thanks to the expertise of McGill University Health Centre surgeons, Louis Côté will be returning to his home in Rivière-du-Loup with his severed arm saved.

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Published on : 30 Oct 2003

Quebec's First Pediatric Hospital Turns 100 Years Old

To mark the 100th anniversary of The Montreal Children's Hospital and celebrate its many achievements, a group of prominent Quebecers has launched a Declaration of Support to recognize the Hospital's excellence in pediatric health care.

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Published on : 27 Oct 2003

Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Harmful On The Liver?

The disease modifying anti-rheumatic arthritis drug (DMARD), leflunomide does not have a higher risk of liver side effects than the traditional drug, but other newer DMARDs may, according to investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC).

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Published on : 26 Oct 2003

Innovative Health Project Wins International Award

A Montreal team's unique approach to patient and heath care management received international attention today.

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Published on : 22 Oct 2003

The Genetics of Blindness

Treatment for the most common inherited cause of blindness, retinitis pigmentosa, is one step closer, according to investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Published on : 09 Oct 2003