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Antidepressants: rise in off-label prescriptions

Tue, 2016-05-24 09:23

McGill Newsroom

Antidepressant use in North America has increased over the last 2 decades. A suspected reason for this trend is that primary care physicians are increasingly prescribing antidepressants for nondepressive indications, including unapproved (off-label) indications that have not been evaluated by regulatory agencies.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office - McGill University
Office Phone: 514-398-6754
Source Site: /newsroom

Paper-based biosensor to detect HIV-hepatitis C co-infections

Fri, 2016-05-20 16:55

The research group of Prof Xinyu Liu is developing a portable, paper-based biosensor for point-of-care diagnosis of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infections. The research, led by graduate student Chen Zhao, has been published in the journal Biomicrofluidics.  The article has been selected as an Editor’s Pick of the journal and has been featured by Science Daily, American Institute of Physics (AIP), the Electrochemical Society and other science news websites.

Source Site: /mecheng

Le Centre interdisciplinaire de recherche en musique, médias et technologie: à la fine pointe de la recherche entre musique, technologie et science

Fri, 2016-05-20 15:36

Par Raymond Desmarteau | francais [at] rcinet [dot] ca
jeudi 19 mai, 2016

Source Site: /music
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SAVE THE DATE: Kinesiology and Physical Education Lab Tours (Homecoming 2016)

Fri, 2016-10-28 09:00 - 13:00

Calling all Education alumni and friends!

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Contact: Jennifer Coutlee
Source Site: /education
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Thinspiration from the "Biggest Loser": Social Interactions in a Weight Loss Program

Fri, 2016-05-20 12:02

Authors: Uetake, K., Yang, N.


Source Site: /desautels

PhD Oral Defense

Thu, 2016-06-09 14:15 - 16:45
Purvis Hall : Room 24, 1st Floor, 1020 avenue des Pins Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1A2

Michèle Bally, PhD Epidemiology Candidate
"Acute myocardial infarction with oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in real-world use"

Source Site: /epi-biostat-occh

Employment Opportunity: Research Associate

Fri, 2016-05-20 08:12

Position title: Research Associate

Brief description of duties:  This position, available for a period of 8 months, is to complete a research project on the effects of chiral acidic amino acids on vaterite biomineral growth.  The person accepted into this position will be expected to build upon previous work done in the lab to extend our findings that chiral amino acids exert regulatory hierarchical control over the formation of biomineralized chiral suprastructures.  

Source Site: /dentistry
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Downtime for McGill WorldCat and McGill Full Text links, June 4-5

Thu, 2016-05-19 17:00

Due to scheduled maintenance, the following services and systems will be unavailable from June 4, 2016 at 9pm until June 5, 2016 at noon:

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Source Site: /library
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