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MUHC patients reap the benefits of sleep with nocturnal home hemodialysis

The MUHC has begun a program that will allow patients who require dialysis to undergo the procedure at home while they sleep.

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Published on : 22 Jun 2005

Canadian launch of an important means to fund breast cancer research

The McGill University Health Centre and the Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance have joined forces with Dr. Ernie Bodai, creator of the US breast cancer stamp, to announce the Canadian launch of his Global Journey to fund breast cancer research.

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Published on : 17 Jun 2005

McGill PhD student Sarah Ali-Khan wins gold at Harry Jerome track meet

Sarah Ali-Khan, a McGill University doctorate student from Baie d'Urfé, Que., won gold in the 800 metres at the 22nd annual Harry Jerome International Track Classic, in Burnaby, B.C., Tuesday (June 14).

Published on : 15 Jun 2005

Mentors in Motion

The Big Brother Big Sister Association of Greater Montreal launches "Mentors in Motion" in collaboration with the Montreal Children's Hospital and McGill University.

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Published on : 15 Jun 2005

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC opens an ADHD Clinic

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre has opened an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Clinic.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2005

2nd conference on cerebral palsy

The conference on cerebral palsy "Family & Professional Partnerships: Making a Difference Together" was held on June 8, 2005, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel – Montreal Centre.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2005

Learning to recognize the symptoms of stroke

Every hour counts for stroke victims. The sooner these individuals get to hospital, the less brain damage they will suffer.

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Published on : 08 Jun 2005

McGill Olympian Edwards picked for Quebec Sports Hall of Fame

The late Dr. Phil Edwards, a former McGill University track star who won five Olympic medals and the 1936 Lou Marsh Trophy as Canada's athlete of the year, is one of eight new inductees to the Quebec Sports Hall of Fame.

Published on : 08 Jun 2005

MUHC researchers appointed to the Ordre national du Québec

Dr. Emil Skamene, scientific director of the Research Institute of the MUHC, and Dr. George Karpati, senior neurologist at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, have recently been awarded the Ordre national du Québec.

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Published on : 07 Jun 2005

Stroke — Using your brain to recognize the symptoms

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital invite the media to a press conference on Stroke — "Using your brain to recognize the symptoms."

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Published on : 06 Jun 2005

McGill grad Shaunna Burke is second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest

Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.

Published on : 30 May 2005

McGill goalie Mathieu Poitras wins Guy Lafleur Trophy

The Montreal Canadiens and Molson announced today that McGill Redmen goaltender Mathieu Poitras, a 22-year-old native of Gatineau, Que., has won the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the Quebec university hockey player who best combines athletic ability with academic aptitude. The award is accompanied by a $6,000 bursary over three years.

Published on : 31 May 2005

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

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

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