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Widely Available Drug May Help Treat ALS

Tue, 2002-04-30 (All day)

An antibiotic commonly prescribed for acne may slow the development of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a study conducted at the McGill University Health Centre Research Institute.

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Scientists Discover Gene For Epilepsy

Thu, 2002-05-09 (All day)

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) have identified a gene underlying a common form of epilepsy.

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11th World Congress on Human Reproduction

Thu, 2002-05-30 (All day)

An international conference on the latest advances in the treatment of infertility, contraception, menopause and sexual dysfunction will be held June 2nd to June 4th in Montreal at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel.

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New Study Looks at Nursing Care For Newborns

Tue, 2002-06-04 (All day)

The length of time that new mothers and their babies stay in hospital after delivery, has declined dramatically over the last 20 years from an average of four days to less than two.

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Next Generation of Scientists Will be Trained at MUHC

Mon, 2002-06-10 (All day)

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Research Institute will be nurturing the next generation of health researchers through funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Strategic Training Initiative program.

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Child's Hospitalization May Heal Body But Hurt Mind

Tue, 2002-06-18 (All day)

Hospitalized children may have lingering psychological problems months after they return home, new research reveals.

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A Practical New Book On Managing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)Launched at the MUHC

Thu, 2002-06-20 (All day)

Today, with over forty invited guests and collaborators in attendance, Dr. Jean Bourbeau, Medical Director of the COPD Clinic and the Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program of the Montreal Chest Institute, McGill University Health Centre, officially launched his book, COMPREHENSIVE MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE, at the Montreal Chest Institute.

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Health Research to be Studied

Thu, 2002-07-11 (All day)

Research that explores such diverse scientific areas as cancer, heart disease, human reproduction, medical genetics, mental illness, musculoskeletal disorders, neuroscience, and public health will be conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) through funding from Canada's leading federal funding agency.

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Alberta Brothers on cross-country roller-skiing trek To stop at Montreal's Royal Victoria Hospital (MUHC)

Mon, 2002-07-15 (All day)

Two brothers from Camrose, Alberta will be rolling into Montreal on THURSDAY, JULY 18, as they rollerski the 6,245 kilometers from Edmonton to St. John's, Newfoundland in an effort to thank Canada's unsung heroes - families who have donated a family member's organs and tissue so that others may live.

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MUHC Study Shows The Old Asthma Drugs Are Still Better

Tue, 2002-07-16 (All day)

Not everything new is better than the old, according to a researcher at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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