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Scientists examine the causes and treatment of addictive behaviour

Thu, 2013-10-31 16:07

Addiction comes in many forms: drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, and gambling have been the types that traditionally plagued society.

In recent years, the proliferation of technology has led to the rise of addiction to the internet and computer gaming. Even the promotion of a healthy lifestyle has led some to become hooked on exercise.

But do all addictions operate by the same biological mechanism? And is addiction an individual's choice or a disease of the brain?

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Moms With Lupus More Likely to Have Children With Autism, Study Suggests

Thu, 2013-10-31 16:01

Women with lupus are twice as likely to have a child with autism compared to mothers without the autoimmune disease, new, preliminary research finds.

However, the overall risk is still low and the findings won't change the management of women with lupus, said one expert.

"I wouldn't tell my lupus patients not to get pregnant," Dr. Yousaf Ali, acting chief of rheumatology at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

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Official Announcement of Dentistry's New Facility

Mon, 2013-10-21 10:27

The Faculty of Dentistry announced Friday that many of its activities, including its undergraduate teaching clinic and clinical and community research unit, will be moving to a building located at the corner of McGill College Avenue and Sherbrooke Street. The Faculty of Dentistry will occupy three floors at 2001 McGill College Ave.

Read the press release | Watch the video

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International Conference on Multilingualism

Thu, 2013-10-24 (All day) - Fri, 2013-10-25 (All day)
Faculty Club, Thomson House and Bronfman Building : McTavish and Sherbrooke streets

The School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University, with the support of the Centre for Research on Brain, Language and Music, are pleased to invite you to a two-day conference on multilingualism and brain plasticity, to be held on

24-25 October 2013 (Thursday and Friday) at McGill University in Montreal

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Implant-Retained Overdentures: Hands-On Course

Fri, 2013-11-29 (All day)
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents Implant-Retained Overdentures: Hands-On Course.

Facilitated by: Dr. Samer Abi Nader, Dr. Ali Fakhry and Dr. Jocelyne Feine


Didactic in the morning, HANDS-ON in the afternoon

Hands-on limited to 20 participants

Morning audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants

Afternoon audience: Dentists

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The Current Thinking Around Implant Maintenance: When to Intervene and When It Is Too Late

Sat, 2013-11-23 (All day)

The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents The Current Thinking Around Implant Maintenance: When to Intervene and When It Is Too Late.

Facilitated by: Dr. Kirsten Warrer


All-Day Didactic

Event Jointly-Held with Université de Montréal

Audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants

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Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Maxillofacial Surgery

Fri, 2013-11-22 (All day)

A preferential room rate is available for attendees.


The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents Virtual Surgical Planning in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Maxillofacial Surgery.

Facilitated by: Dr. Sean Edwards, Dr. Antoine Chehade and Dr. Nicholas Makhoul


All-day didactic

Audience: Dentists

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Rehabilitation Concepts for the Completely Edentulous Patient

Fri, 2013-11-15 (All day) - Sat, 2013-11-16 (All day)
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents the All-on-4 Continuum, Module I: Rehabilitation Concepts for the Completely Edentulous Patient.

Facilitated by: Dr. Lesley David and Dr. John P. Zarb


Didactic in the morning, HANDS-ON in the afternoon

Hands-on limited to 25 particpants

Morning audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants

Afternoon audience: Dentists

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Periodontal Symposium: Optimizing Teamwork and Enhancing Patient Care

Fri, 2013-11-08 (All day) - Sat, 2013-11-09 (All day)

Nov 8: Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building, 3640 University Street, Montreal, QC H3A 0C7

Nov 9: John Abbott College (Stewart East Building) 21275 Lakeshore Road, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3L9


The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents Periodontal Symposium: Optimizing Teamwork and Enhancing Patient Care.

Facilitated by:Dr. Louis Drouin, Dr. Ali Fakhry, Dr. Douglas Hamilton, Ms. Catherine McConnell and Ms. Mila Peskir

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Foundations for Endodontically-Treated Teeth

Fri, 2013-11-01 (All day)
Strathcona Anatomy and Dentistry Building : 3640 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C7

The McGill Program for Continuing Dental Education presents Foundations for Endodontically-Treated Teeth.

Facilitated by: Dr. Robert Loney and Dr. Richard Price


Didactic in the morning, HANDS-ON in the afternoon

Hands-on limited to 30 participants

Morning audience: Dentists, Hygienists and Dental Assistants

Afternoon audience: Dentists

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