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Vancouver Sun - Canadian researchers using high-tech imaging in efforts to validate chronic pain

Canadian researchers are trying to stamp out once and for all the skepticism faced by many who suffer severe, persistent pain. The revolution in research Canadians are helping to lead is aimed at showing just how real pain is.

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Published on : 03 Oct 2011

Canada.com - Video: Dr. Mark Ware talks pain management

Dr. Mark Ware of the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit at the McGill University Health Centre talks about pain management.

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Published on : 03 Oct 2011

Le Devoir - Prix Jacques-Rousseau : Une femme avec une conscience aigusée des cultures

Pour la juriste Maria Bartha Knoppers, touche-à-tout qui a sauté d'un domaine à un autre, traversé et intégré différentes sphères de recherche dans ses travaux, le prix Jacques-Rousseau que lui remet l'Acfas constitue «une reconnaissance que la multidisciplinarité est arrivée au Québec».

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Published on : 01 Oct 2011

Le Devoir - Récipiendaires des prix ACFAS 2011 : Le mérite récompensé

Une fois l'an, les universitaires des établissements québécois voient leur mérite reconnu par leurs pairs. En rafale, les voici donc nommés.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2011

Le Devoir - Prix Desjardins et Ressources naturelles : Demain, de grands esprits, aujourd'hui, des lauréats

L'Association francophone pour le savoir (Acfas) souligne chaque année depuis 1944 l'apport considérable de chercheurs québécois à la recherche scientifique.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2011

Postmedia - A life of unbelievable pain

Millions of Canadians live with chronic pain of some kind, yet it is one of the most invisible, under-treated and disbelieved afflictions in the country.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2011

Depression treatment combined with heart attack medication - risk of bleeding increases


Patients taking medication to prevent heart attack as well as anti-depressants have a higher risk of developing internal bleeding, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). The results were published this week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

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Published on : 28 Sep 2011

[NEW HRS] Work Disruption: Temporary Hours of Service > Admissions, Equity & Diversity (Medicine)

Please note: due to a work disruption, the Office of Admissions, Equity and Diversity will operate under reduced service hours. During this period, the Office is open: MON 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. TUE 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. WED 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. THUR 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. FRI CLOSED We thank you for your understanding.

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Published on : 27 Sep 2011

Rémillard family establishes the Yosh Taguchi Chair in Urology

McGill University’s Division of Urology has a long history of excellence in patient care, pioneering urologic innovation, fundamental research and education. The Division’s legacy, thanks to the generosity of Lucien Rémillard and his family, has been strengthened.

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Published on : 20 Sep 2011

Canadian Academy of Health Sciences appoints eight new Fellows from McGill

The Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS) recently recognized eight leaders in the health sciences from McGill as elected CAHS Fellows, one of the highest honours for individuals in the Canadian health sciences community.

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Published on : 20 Sep 2011

Vacuum-like device makes cellular exploration easier

New floating microscopic device will allow researchers to study a wide range of cellular processes

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Published on : 20 Sep 2011

The voters have spoken: Greatest McGillians are Chang, Cohen and Rutherford

After nearly 60,000 votes and months of sometimes furious debate, the results are in for the Greatest McGillians contest. In the end, voters gave the nod to a trio of illustrious McGillians whose achievements represent three different pillars of the university’s excellence: Thomas Chang, BSc’57, MDCM’61, PhD’65, the inventor of the artificial blood cell, poet and singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen, B

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Published on : 19 Sep 2011

The Australian, The Age - End of Alzheimer's curse 'a decade away'

Visiting lecturer John Breitner warns that there is no known cause of Alzheimer's disease, responsible for up to 75 per cent of dementia cases. But new technologies are improving understanding of the disease, leading him to conclude that within 10 years drugs will be developed to prevent Alzheimer's.

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Published on : 19 Sep 2011

Le Devoir - Libre opinion : Maladies chroniques et pays en développement

Chantal Blouin, Université Carleton et Laurette Dubé, détentrice de la Chaire James McGill sur la psychologie des consommateurs et du marketing et directrice scientifique de la Plateforme mondiale sur la convergence entre l'économie et la santé de l'Université McGill

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Published on : 19 Sep 2011