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McGillians awarded Quebec’s highest distinction

McGillians awarded Quebec’s highest distinction

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Published on : 27 Jun 2008

McGill researchers overcome chemotherapy resistance in the lab

Re-purposed Malaysian folk medication reduces resistance to cancer treatments

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Published on : 26 Jun 2008

Stomach-shrinking surgery cuts cancer risk

Obese patients who undergo stomach surgery to lose weight may reduce their risk of developing some cancers by as much as 80 per cent, according to a study by McGill researchers that provides new evidence eating less could play a critical role in warding off the disease.

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Published on : 19 Jun 2008

McGill researcher named CIHR Chair in Public Health

A McGill epidemiologist has been named to one of 14 new Chairs in Public Health funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and several partner agencies.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2008

Best and brightest leukemia researchers receive $1-million from Cole Foundation

Fellowships awarded to the Université de Montréal, McGill University and the Institut Armand-Frappier

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Published on : 02 Jun 2008

Alternate views on alternative medicine

From religion to law, McGill symposium explores myriad implications of medicine’s new age

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Published on : 07 May 2008

Child abuse may ‘mark’ genes in the brains of suicide victims

Landmark study shows how environment affects genes in brains of men who killed themselves

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Published on : 06 May 2008

McGill study links breastfeeding to increased intelligence

Prolonged and exclusive nursing improves children’s cognitive development

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Published on : 05 May 2008

To the land of Nod, automatically

Nicknamed "McSleepy" a new system developed by McGill researchers administers drugs for general anesthesia and monitors their separate effects completely automatically, with no manual intervention.

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Published on : 02 May 2008

McGill draws detailed breast cancer gene profile

McGill University researchers have drawn up one of the most detailed genetic profiles yet of breast cancer -- a discovery that raises hopes of tailoring better therapies for each patient.

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Published on : 28 Apr 2008

Preterm babies bounce back from pain with a cuddle

New research from McGill University demonstrates potential of ‘kangaroo mother care’

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Published on : 23 Apr 2008

Rare genetic disease protects carriers against malaria

Results show that human evolution has been shaped by malaria

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Published on : 22 Apr 2008