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Researchers Identify Protein that Fights West Nile Virus

Sun, 2010-09-05 13:00

Yale and McGill University scientists have identified a protein that is critical in fighting mosquito-borne West Nile Virus in mice. This finding could have therapeutic implications for controlling the potentially deadly virus in humans. The study appears in the Advance Online Publication of Nature Immunology.

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Contact: Helen Dodson
Organization: Yale University
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Office Phone: 203-436-3984
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New study investigates use of soy-rich diet for preventing chronic pain after breast cancer surgery

Wed, 2010-09-01 17:30

A breakthrough study focusing on the benefits of soy in the prevention of chronic pain after breast cancer surgery has been launched by researchers at the Alan Edwards Pain Management Unit of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University.

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: Communications Coordinator (Research), MUHC
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 71381
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Research demonstrates benefits of medical cannabis as a treatment for chronic pain

Mon, 2010-08-30 10:15

A new study by McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill University researchers provides evidence that cannabis may offer relief to patients suffering from chronic neuropathic pain.

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Contact: Julie Robert
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
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Office Phone: 514 934-1934 ext. 71381
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Trans-Atlantic agreement a boost to neuroscience research

Mon, 2010-05-10 11:30

Imperial College London and McGill University to expand scientific collaboration

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Waterpipes: A new pastime for the young

Mon, 2010-05-10 12:15

Hookah or shisha use on rise yet contains nicotine, carbon monoxide and carcinogens

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Contact: Sylvain-Jacques Desjardins
Organization: Université de Montréal
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Office Phone: 514-343-7593
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How the Mouse Grimace Scale will help us cope with pain

Sun, 2010-05-09 13:15

Research will improve conditions for lab animals, lead to better treatments for humans

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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MUHC/McGill Ocular Pathology Laboratory celebrates a decade of progress

Thu, 2010-05-06 10:00

The Burnier International Ocular Pathology Society is holding a Scientific Colloquium in Montreal today to mark the tenth anniversary of the McGill University Health Centre's Henry C. Witelson Ocular Pathology Laboratory

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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JGH Director of Nursing wins prestigious award

Wed, 2010-05-05 12:00

JGH Director of Nursing Lynne McVey granted Prix Florence: Prestigious honour of the Order of Nurses of Quebec

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Contact: Roland Mailhot
Organization: Jewish General Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-718-1311
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JGH researchers help pinpoint osteoporosis genes

Mon, 2010-05-03 12:00

Largest study of its type discovers 13 new genes linked to bone disease

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Contact: Mark Shainblum
Organization: Jewish General Hospital
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Office Phone: 514-340-8222 ext. 6592
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The bivalve effect

Mon, 2010-05-03 10:00

New understanding of marine ecology will enable better management of resources

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Contact: William Raillant-Clark
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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