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MUHC launches Canada's first medical cannabis study

A first-of-its-kind study of safety issues surrounding the medical use of cannabis has just been launched.

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Published on : 08 Dec 2004

New study examines cancer care and mortality rate

A first-ever study of how evolving diagnostic and therapy guidelines in conjunction with community programs affect breast cancer population mortality found a possible link between death rates and the way cancer care is organized.

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Published on : 09 Nov 2004

Medical genetics research group receives funding boost

Funding for the CIHR Group in Medical Genetics was recently renewed for another five years, starting today.

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Published on : 01 Oct 2004

MUHC researchers link rare form of anemia to epoetin use

Independent research teams based at Northwestern University in the U.S. and at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Canada are reporting similar findings about a rare and potentially life-threatening form of anemia known as antibody-associated pure red-cell aplasia (PRCA).

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Published on : 30 Sep 2004

New gene identified in breast cancer

Researchers at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre and McMaster University have identified a new player in breast cancer.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2004

New HIV findings

Researchers show HIV patients may be infected with more than one type of HIV: HIV superinfection.

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Published on : 27 Aug 2004

New MUHC research study looks at quality of life in terminally ill patients

McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) researcher Dr. Antonio Vigano has published a new study looking at the relationship between survival and quality of life in patients with terminal cancer.

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Published on : 26 Jul 2004

MUHC researchers study the national impact of osteoporosis

Even a minor accident or fall could result in a potentially disabling fracture for as many as 60 percent of Canadian women over age 50.

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Published on : 23 Jun 2004

Montreal Researchers Participate in HIV Vaccine Trial

Clinicians from the McGill University Health Centre and the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) are participating in the first Canadian therapeutic HIV vaccine trial.

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Published on : 30 Mar 2004

New MS Research Shows Remarkable Findings

New research findings from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) provide hope for patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), one of the most common and devastating diseases of the nervous system.

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Published on : 05 Feb 2004

Leprosy Susceptibility Genes Identified

The eradication of leprosy, one of the world's oldest and most feared diseases, may be one step closer.

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Published on : 26 Jan 2004