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Five McGillians win waterpolo bronze at Worlds

Wed, 2005-08-03 10:00

Five former McGill students helped lead Canada to an 8-3 victory over Russia to win the bronze medal in women's water polo at the 2005 World Aquatic Championships on Friday.

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McGill Reproductive Centre announces new graduate student fellowship

Wed, 2005-08-03 11:00

It is with great pleasure that the McGill Reproductive Centre of the MUHC announces the creation of a Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, in memory of the late Charles W. McDougall.

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Scientists discover genetic pathway responsible for breast cancer cells

Tue, 2005-08-09 10:30

Scientists at the MUHC have made an important discovery that will advance our understanding of how the female hormone estrogen causes growth of breast cancer cells.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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Providing practical health information and explaining the science behind the advice

Tue, 2005-08-09 11:00

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC presents Mini-Med School at the Children's.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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Study reveals body's defense mechanism worsens asthma symptoms

Thu, 2005-08-11 12:00

MUHC scientists have discovered that our body's own defense mechanism causes some of the most serious asthma symptoms.

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The MUHC warns of the severity of traumatic brain injuries

Tue, 2005-08-16 12:00

It has been a long and hot summer — perfect weather for a host of activities such as bicycling, rollerblading and skateboarding. But while these summer sports are fun and healthy exercise, there are risks involved.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: MUHC, Public Relations & Communications Services
Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 31560
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MUHC scientists discover gene that controls speed of tuberculosis development

Tue, 2005-08-16 09:30

The new study, published in the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS)" this week, provides a new view of the mechanisms underlying the development of tuberculosis and may contribute to public health efforts aimed at containing the disease.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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MUHC researchers achieve success in major research awards

Mon, 2005-08-22 07:00

Thirty-seven scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre received operating grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in their most recent competition.

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Contact: Ian Popple
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Researchers doing their homework on childhood obesity - Minister Dosanjh announces over $2.8 million for health research projects

Thu, 2005-08-25 09:00

As Canadian children prepare to return to school, the government of Canada and research partners, including the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, are taking a new look at childhood obesity, including how to create healthy, active schools.

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Contact: Adèle Blanchard
Organization: Office of Minister Dosanjh
Office Phone: 613-957-0200
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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC warns parents about the dangers of high diving boards

Thu, 2005-08-25 12:00

Media alert — A second case of a child tumbling from the ladder of a high diving board prompts this warning.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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