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Head and Neck Cancer conference

Surgeon Michael Hier and sport journalist and cancer patient Michael Farber will be available for interviews
Thu, 2015-04-16 15:51

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Could maple syrup help cut use of antibiotics?

Syrup extract found to make antibiotics more effective against bacteria
Thu, 2015-04-16 10:04

A concentrated extract of maple syrup makes disease-causing bacteria more susceptible to antibiotics, according to laboratory experiments by researchers at McGill University.

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Ovarian cancer

Genetic testing should be accessible to all women with the disease
Wed, 2015-04-15 11:47

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United Kingdom General Election

The UK population is going to the voting booths on May 7, 2015
Wed, 2015-04-15 09:57

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Clean ride mapper: Cycling the less polluted routes

Wed, 2015-04-15 12:18

Cyclists in Montreal and Toronto can now choose the least polluted routes to get around their cities thanks to an online tool developed at McGill University. Sometimes a detour of less than 1 km can make for a much less polluted ride. 

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Tango could benefit Parkinson's disease patients

New study puts 40 patients through 12-week course
Tue, 2015-04-14 10:18

Dancing the Argentine tango could have potential benefits for people at certain stages in the development of Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to findings in a new study by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital -The Neuro, McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre.

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Vicky Kaspi wins 2015 Killam Prize in Natural Sciences

Tue, 2015-04-14 06:31

McGill professor Vicky Kaspi, a world-renowned astrophysicist known for her cutting-edge work on neutron stars and pulsars, was awarded the Killam Prize today, one of the country’s most prestigious awards for academic-career achievement. The $100,000 prize was granted for outstanding scholarship in the natural sciences. Five awards – one each in the categories of the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences and engineering -- are distributed every year by the Canada Council for the Arts.

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World Voice Day - April 16

World Voice Day is an opportunity to inform the public about voice health
Mon, 2015-04-13 10:55

Singers, journalists and teachers often learn to pay attention to their voice when it’s too late. But there are simple ways to keep one’s voice in good health.

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Contact: Melody Enguix
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