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Leprosy susceptibility genes identified. Stealth technology improves sinus surgery.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2004

March is National Women's History Month

March is National Women's History Month and this year the theme is "Women Inspiring Hope and Possibility."

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Published on : 07 Apr 2004

Bursaries help MUHC nurses obtain Canadian Nurses Association certification

Two years ago, the Royal Victoria Hospital Foundation decided to start donating $67,500 every year, for five years, to McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Nursing education.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2004

The MUHC celebrates its volunteers

The MUHC thanks all of its volunteers for their unwavering dedication, support and compassion toward patients, family and staff.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2004

March is Nutrition Month

The Montreal Children's Hospital tackles childhood weight problems.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2004

Montrealers embrace first 'Caring For Kids' radiothon

The "Caring For Kids Radiothon," the first such event to benefit a children's hospital in Quebec, was recently broadcast live by Standard Broadcasting from the Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2004

Awards and appointments

Awards and appointments.

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Published on : 07 Apr 2004

Heart disease - a silent killer of women

As a co-investigator, Dr. Louise Pilote of the MUHC was recently given a grant from the Canadian Institute of Health Research to research gender differential in heart disease and access to congestive heart failure clinics.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004

MUHC HR team heads to Switzerland

This past October, representatives from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Human Resources department - Josée Lizotte, Stella Lopreste, and Jasmine Boyer - traveled to Lausanne, Switzerland to recruit Quebec-trained nurses.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004

Léo Boulanger reaches 55 years of service at the MUHC!

MUHC Enviro-Housekeeper Léo Boulanger is a gentle man of small stature. But what he lacks in size he makes up for in his bigger-than-life devoted and zealous spirit.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004

MUHC in the News

McGill University Health Centre Intensive Care Unit (ICU) nurse Tenzin Jimpa was recently one of the subjects of a documentary filmed by PixCom. The film focuses on Montrealers of different cultural backgrounds. Jimpa, who works the night shift in the ICU of the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) site, brings a great deal of the warmth and spirituality of her Tibetan roots to her work.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004

An MUHC love story that spans over 62 years

Dr. Martin Entin immigrated to Canada from Crimea with his family. He had lofty dreams for his new homeland. One of them was to become a doctor. But to achieve this he had to learn English and it was precisely his English that would lead him to the love of his life - his wife Laura.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004

New CEO for the MUHC

Dr. Arthur T. Porter will assume his new responsibilities as CEO of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) April 5.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004

News briefs

Dr. Steven Paraskevas, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) transplant surgeon, and Dr. Maurice Anidjar, MUHC urologist, recently performed the first artificial ureter reconstruction in Canada.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004

New precision in pediatric brain surgery

The Montreal Children's Hospital's latest state-of the-art neuronavigation system, as well as the recent hiring of a specialist in functional neuroimaging, neurosurgical precision in this operating room has never been more exact.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2004