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First frozen egg baby born in Canada

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal is pleased to announce the first successful birth in Canada resulting from frozen eggs.

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Published on : 31 May 2005

MUHC scientists describe genetic resistance to rampant virus

MUHC researchers have defined genetic resistance to the widespread virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV).

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Published on : 24 May 2005

Researchers give hair dye green light over cancer concerns

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) tomorrow, finally ends the long-running debate over use of permanent hair dyes and cancer.

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Published on : 24 May 2005

Those at high risk for skin cancer burnt by own behaviour

Those considered high risk for melanoma — the most dangerous form of skin cancer — are no more likely to sunbathe protected than those who are unaware of their risk, according to a new study conducted by MUHC researchers.

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Published on : 17 May 2005

Sex, gender and heart disease — MUHC researcher leads Canada-wide team

A new research project involving more than 30 investigators from across Canada has just been launched.

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Published on : 11 May 2005

MUHC investigators receive major researcher awards

This year, scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received 23 salary awards from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Fonds de la Recherche en Santé Québec (FRSQ).

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Published on : 28 Apr 2005

Funding boost for MUHC prostate cancer research

The Prostate Cancer Research Foundation of Canada has announced the awarding of over $1.2 million to Canadian researchers actively investigating the causes, cure, treatment and prevention of prostate cancer — the most common cancer in Canadian men.

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Published on : 26 Apr 2005

Football is a pain in the neck

According to new research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, football beats hockey and soccer for the dubious distinction of the sport most likely to cause neck injury.

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Published on : 15 Apr 2005

Doctor suggested cannabis for pain relief, say one in six medicinal users in the UK-MUHC study

Sixteen per cent of people who use cannabis for medical reasons say that their doctor suggested it, according to research published in the March issue of IJCP, the International Journal of Clinical Practice.

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Published on : 17 Mar 2005

MUHC researchers make cancer target breakthrough

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), in Montreal, have identified a new gene to combat cancer.

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Published on : 08 Mar 2005

Study reveals frequent non-guideline treatment of late-life depression

A new study documenting the treatment of late-life depression by Canadian health professionals will be presented today at the American Psychosomatic Society Annual Meeting in Vancouver, Canada.

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Published on : 03 Mar 2005

COX-2 inhibitor increases risk of heart attack in low-risk seniors

New research published in the online version of the Annals of Internal Medicine today documents an increased risk of heart attack with one of the COX-2 inhibitors used in elderly adults with no previous history of heart attack.

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Published on : 01 Feb 2005

Combined radiation and chemotherapy increases breast cancer survival

For patients with high-risk breast cancer treated with radical mastectomy and adjuvant chemotherapy, the addition of radiation therapy leads to better survival outcomes with few long-term toxic effects.

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Published on : 25 Jan 2005

Québec Science magazine recognizes two MUHC scientists

The discoveries of two investigators from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have been listed in the prestigious Québec Science magazine's Top Ten Discoveries of 2004.

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Published on : 17 Jan 2005

McGill researchers to test new leukemia drug

Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) is a malignant cancer of the blood that affects people of all ages.

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Published on : 10 Jan 2005