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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

Tracking The Deadly Spread Of Breast Cancer

Montreal investigator awarded $450,000 to study cell signals and their role in breast cancer metastasis.

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Published on : 16 Apr 2002

New Study Looks at Pain During Sexual Intercourse

Some women who experience pain during sexual intercourse may suffer from an unusually low pain threshold and not a sexual dysfunction as previously believed.

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Published on : 04 Apr 2002

The MUHC Officially Opens The Cedars Breast Clinic

Today, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) officially opened its new Cedars Breast Clinic located at the Royal Victoria Hospital site, on the 10th Floor of the Surgical Pavilion.

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Published on : 27 Mar 2002

A Shortage Of Medical Oncologists At The Mcgill University Health Centre Prompts An Aggressive Recruitment Campaign

There is a shortage of medical oncologists at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) due to the departure of three physicians at the Royal Victoria Hospital site over the last year.

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Published on : 18 Mar 2002

The McGill University Health Centre ¯Performs Canada's First Heart Pump Implant For Long Term Use

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce that it has performed Canada's first heart pump implant for long-term support of patients with heart failure.

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Published on : 12 Mar 2002

MUHC Opens Newly Renovated Intensive Care Unit At The MGH

Montreal, February 19, 2002 - The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) proudly opened its newly renovated 24-bed Intensive Care Unit during a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Montreal General Hospital (MGH) site.

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Published on : 19 Feb 2002