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Diabetes advance: Researchers find gene that causes resistance to insulin

Discovery is first gene known to affect how insulin works, not how it is produced

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Published on : 08 Sep 2009

A coherent vision for Quebec and Canada

Principal Heather Munroe-Blum has issued a statement to all McGill staff concerning the recent public discussions surrounding Canada's research-intensive universities. You can read her statement in its entirety on the McGill Reporter website: http://reporter.mcgill.ca.

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Published on : 03 Sep 2009

Temp work strains employee mental health

Temp work strains employee mental health New McGill research shows temporary and short-term contract jobs contribute to psychological distress and depression

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Published on : 10 Aug 2009

Heavy drinkers face significantly increased cancer risk

Montreal study links heavy consumption of beer and spirits to six different cancers

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Published on : 03 Aug 2009

$14 million to train the next generation of biomedical researchers at McGill and the MUHC

The Research Institute of the MUHC and McGill University have received a number of CIHR grants to support student recruitment and training.

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Published on : 15 Jul 2009

Study reveals major genetic differences between blood and tissue cells

Important questions raised about genetic research based only on blood samples; new treatment in vascular disease foreseen at the same time

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Published on : 15 Jul 2009

Another McGill/JGH breakthrough opens door to early Alzheimer's diagnosis

New technique detects possible Alzheimer's biomarker in blood

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Published on : 16 Jun 2009

McGill Expert: Stratospheric balloon telescope launched to unravel secrets of Big Bang

On June 11, the EBEX stratospheric balloon telescope was launched from Ft. Sumner, New Mexico by NASA's Columbia Balloon facility.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2009

HIV-1’s “hijacking mechanism” pinpointed by McGill/JGH researchers

Could lead to treatments to block commandeering of cell’s internal “highway”

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Published on : 10 Jun 2009