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Information - Pregnancy and H1N1 Flu Virus

The Public Health Agency of Canada wants to provide pregnant women, their families and communities with the information they need to make decisions...

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Published on : 10 Jul 2009

Towards explanation for Crohn's disease?

An innovative study at the Research Institute of the MUHC has brought us closer to an explanation for Crohn's disease

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Published on : 09 Jul 2009

News Release - Government of Canada identifies new strain of influenza

The Government of Canada is working closely with the Province of Saskatchewan to assess the public health risk from a new strain of influenza that has been detected in the province.

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Published on : 07 Jul 2009

News Release - International meeting advances global response to H1N1

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq today met with counterparts from more than 20 countries and with officials from the World Health Organization and European Commission to further enhance the global response to H1N1.

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Published on : 03 Jul 2009

Prevention and Management of Cases of Influenza-Like-Illness (ILI) Suspected to be due to H1N1 Flu Virus in Day and Residential Camps

This guidance document is being provided by the Public Health Agency of Canada in response to the H1N1 Flu Virus outbreak. This guidance is based on current, available scientific evidence about this emerging disease, and is subject to review and change as new information becomes available.

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Published on : 30 Jun 2009

News Release - Canada Continues to Work with National and International Partners to Manage the Spread of the H1N1 Flu Virus

Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq today updated Canadians on the H1NI flu virus response and reemphasized the Government of Canada's ongoing collaboration with its national and international partners to manage the spread of this virus.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2009

Notice to the media

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, along with Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, Dr. Frank Plummer, Scientific Director General of the National Microbiology Laboratory, Dr.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2009

Dawson revisited: scientists present groundbreaking study on psychological impact of school shooting

Less than two percent of the community were diagnosed with post-traumatic stress, and seven percent report post-traumatic stress symptoms, as a result of the shooting at Dawson College on September 13, 2006.

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Published on : 29 Jun 2009

Research: Improving treatment of patients with heart attack

When faced with patients suffering a heart attack, doctors have two choices: inject them with medication to dissolve the blood clot (fibrinolytic therapy) or insert a small balloon to open the blocked artery (primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)). Guidelines for treating heart attacks are generally based on clinical trials that do not take “real-life” conditions into account.

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Published on : 25 Jun 2009

A new weapon in the war against HIV-AIDS: combined antiviral and targeted chemotherapy

A discovery by a team of Canadian and American researchers could provide new ways to fight HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine, HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted chemotherapy and current Highly Active Retroviral (HAART) treatments.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2009

Miracle at the Children’s - Infant defies the odds

His heart was failing, it was nearly dead, the baby was put on a heart lung machine, then on a mechanical heart and then… His heart started to pump again!

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Published on : 21 Jun 2009

Premature babies are they doomed? NO!

Contrary to popular belief most newborns do very well!

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Published on : 19 Jun 2009

MUHC urologists bring prostate exams to the people

MUHC Men’s Health Day – Place Ville Marie – Thursday June 18, 2009

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Published on : 16 Jun 2009

MUHC researcher awarded $500,000 to study pathogenesis of infectious disease

Dr. Maya Saleh and team will use grant to help identify genes involved in our body's first line of defense

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Published on : 15 Jun 2009