Free fertility treatments for Quebecers who want a test tube baby are to be delivered by Premier Jean Charest. "We'll be able to help people who couldn't afford it before," said Dr. Hananel Holzer of the McGill Reproductive Centre at McGill University. The centre "is currently doing about 1,000 (embryo-implantation) cycles per year, which is more than half the cycles in Quebec," he said.
Dozens of worshippers bow in prayer at the downtown Al-Omah Al-Islamiah mosque as they do five times a day, but on this day they have some interested observers. At the back of the room a small group of McGill students are looking on as part of a program called My Neighbour's Faith. The series of get-togethers introduce McGill university students to the various religions practiced in Montreal.
The McGill Redmen came out flying and trounced the Patriotes with a 7-4 win Friday.
An op-ed piece by McGill professor Henry Mintzberg.
McGill research has discovered that low levels of vitamin D are linked to muscle fat and decreased strength in young people.
Today marks the 100th anniversary of the first International Women's Day.
The red silk necktie worn by coach Mike Babcock when the Canada's Olympic men's hockey team beat the U.S. winning gold in nailbiting overtime has captured attention throughout the Games. By Tuesday the tie, with its conservative diagonal stripes and McGill University shields, was sold out.
Cancer expert Professor Michael Pollak from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, teamed up with diabetes expert Professor David Russell-Jones from The Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, UK, to research the inter-relationships between cancer and insulin.
Neurophysiologists Eric Trudel and Charles Bourque at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre propose a mechanism by which the body's circadian system, or internal clock, controls water regulation.
Mike Babcock (BEd'86) coached the Candadian Olympic men's hockey team to a heart-stopping gold-medal victory, wearing a McGill tie.