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McGill University Health Centre Researchers Show That a New Battle Against HIV/AIDS is Imminent

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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Published on : 08 Aug 2002

McGill University Health Centre to generate $28 Million in Local Economic Activity

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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Published on : 07 Aug 2002

MUHC Study Shows The Old Asthma Drugs Are Still Better

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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Published on : 16 Jul 2002

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

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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Published on : 15 Jul 2002

Health Research to be Studied

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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Published on : 11 Jul 2002

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

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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Published on : 20 Jun 2002

Child's Hospitalization May Heal Body But Hurt Mind

Hospitalized children may have lingering psychological problems months after they return home, new research reveals.

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Published on : 18 Jun 2002

Next Generation of Scientists Will be Trained at MUHC

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Research Institute will be nurturing the next generation of health researchers through funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Strategic Training Initiative program.

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Published on : 10 Jun 2002

New Study Looks at Nursing Care For Newborns

The length of time that new mothers and their babies stay in hospital after delivery, has declined dramatically over the last 20 years from an average of four days to less than two.

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Published on : 04 Jun 2002

11th World Congress on Human Reproduction

An international conference on the latest advances in the treatment of infertility, contraception, menopause and sexual dysfunction will be held June 2nd to June 4th in Montreal at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel.

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Published on : 30 May 2002

Scientists Discover Gene For Epilepsy

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have identified a gene underlying a common form of epilepsy.

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Published on : 09 May 2002

Widely Available Drug May Help Treat ALS

An antibiotic commonly prescribed for acne may slow the development of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a study conducted at the McGill University Health Centre Research Institute.

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Published on : 30 Apr 2002

New Outpatient and Radiology Departments At the Montreal Chest Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

A new Outpatient Clinic and Radiology Department were inaugurated today at the Montreal Chest Institute(MCI) of the MUHC, located at 3650 St. Urbain Street, following months of planning and renovations.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2002

Procter & Gamble Announces Strategic Alliance With Gmp Companies For Novel Treatment Of Diabetes Mellitus

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced today that they have entered into a global, multi-year strategic alliance with GMP Companies, Inc. (GMP) to develop and commercialize a novel way to treat diabetes mellitus, which could benefit patients currently requiring insulin injections.

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Published on : 18 Apr 2002

Pollutants Shown To Decrease Reproductive Ability

Studies by researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre confirm what many people have always suspected. Environmental contaminants can interfere with fetal and immune system development.

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Published on : 17 Apr 2002