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Alzheimer's Disease ' a medical puzzle

January is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month, and with good reason. According to the 1994 Canadian Study of Health and Aging, 364,000 Canadians over the age of 65 have the disease or related dementia - and that number is expected to more than double by 2031.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

The MUHC working miracles

Time and organization of the essence in reattachment of severed arm

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

MUHC improves energy efficiency to save money

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) recently completed a $7.2 million project to modernize its heating and cooling systems at two of its sites.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

When one drink is not enough

MUHC researcher working to help alcoholics.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing

For 25 years the MGH Christmas choir has lifted spirits

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

A lifetime of giving

An important milestone was marked recently with a celebration for two special women - Laura Entin and Madga Major, who both celebrated their 90th birthdays. These two remarkable women represent a half of a century of combined dedication to volunteering at the Royal Victoria Hospital of the MUHC

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Expecting twins or more?

MUHC Multiple Pregnancy Clinic caters to and prepares parents-to-be.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

The Children's Family Resource Library launches new web site

There's an exciting new resource for parents of patients at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre. The Family Resource Library has just launched its new Web site.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

The MUHC Honours its Dedicated Staff

Over 1000 Employees Celebrate 25 years or more of Service

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Top marks for the MGH Emergency Department

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Emergency Department (ED) at the Montreal General Hospital are boasting performance statistics that made them one of the top performing EDs on the Island of Montreal in September.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Patients wanted for diabetes study at the MUHC

Diabetes, a major cause of heart disease, is a growing health concern across North America. A landmark study being conducted at the McGill University Heath Centre (MUHC) will investigate strategies used to reduce the frequency of heart disease in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

MUHC Executive Director steps down

Dr. Scott looks back at his career at the health centre

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Tips for healthy holiday eating for people with diabetes

For people living with diabetes, healthy holiday eating is essential because proper weight management is very important to maintaining good health.

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In 2004 The Montreal Children's of the MUHC turns 100!

The MCH became part of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in 1997. It continues to focus on family-based care and on reducing the time that children spend in hospital. This approach enables cutting-edge home care to be provided to patients along with strong support by MCH clinics.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003

Insulin pump gives people with diabetes new freedom

Unless you've experienced diabetes, it's hard to imagine the impact of an insulin pump - a computerized device not much bigger than a pager, which delivers a steady infusion of insulin through a length of plastic tubing that is inserted into the skin.

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Published on : 01 Dec 2003