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Internal Administrative Review: February 18, 2009 (5:00 pm EST)

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Published on : 13 Jan 2009

McGill Cardiovascular Research Day

The McGill Cardiovascular Research Day will take place on Wednesday, February 4th, 2009, from 8AM to 4PM in the JSL Browne Auditorium at the Royal Victoria Hospital.

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Published on : 06 Jan 2009

New treatment option for latent tuberculosis

MUHC researchers are studying a shorter treatment with fewer side effects.

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Published on : 31 Dec 2008

Sleep disorders: A warning sign for neurodegenerative disease?

REM sleep behaviour disorder appears to be a predictor of neurodegenerative disease in more than 50 per cent of cases, according to a recent study.

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Published on : 28 Dec 2008

MUHC surgeon performs first-of-its kind procedure in Quebec

Patient with metastatic melanoma receives minimally invasive high-dose regional chemotherapy

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Published on : 16 Dec 2008

Home-based pulmonary rehabilitation: More freedom for COPD patients

A team from the MUHC and the Hôpital Laval has proved the effectiveness of the home-based pulmonary rehabilitation program and suggests it be widely implemented.

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Published on : 15 Dec 2008

Automated Anesthesia

In May, researchers at the McGill University Health Centre announced the creation of what they call the world's first fully automated anesthesia system, which has been used in 40 operations so far. In its 8th annual Year in Ideas, New York Times Magazine looks at the McGill innovation known as 'McSleepy'.

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Published on : 13 Dec 2008

Health impact of late preemie births still not well understood: MUHC/McGill expert

Current practices could lead to serious public health problems

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Published on : 11 Dec 2008

Lack of vitamin D causes weight gain and stunts growth in girls

Canada-U.S. study recommends in Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism recommends young people be screened for low vitamin D levels

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Published on : 10 Dec 2008

$1.8m research grant brings hope to cancer patients suffering life threatening weight loss

Weight gain comes all too easily to most of us, especially during the festive season. For cancer patients however, weight gain is hard to achieve at any time of year.

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Published on : 10 Dec 2008

$2.4 million towards gene therapy for human degenerative retinal diseases

A Canadian and American research group including the team of Dr. Robert Koenekoop from the Research Institute at the Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC has just been awarded $2.4 million from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Foundation Fighting Blindness Canada (FFB).

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Published on : 03 Dec 2008

Cole Foundation Fellowships 2009-2011

Call for applications - Deadline January 16, 2009

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Published on : 18 Nov 2008

Predicting the future for patients with severe traumatic brain injury

A multidisciplinary team from the MUHC emphasizes better predictive tools and defines major trends in patient progress.

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Published on : 17 Nov 2008