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The MUHC warns pedestrians and motorists of the dangers of slippery weather conditions

Wed, 2008-01-30 12:00

Winter weather is here and with it come a host of unpleasant and dangerous conditions: slippery roads and sidewalks, strong winds, freezing temperatures.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
Organization: McGill University Health Centre
Office Phone: (514) 843-1560
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Cancer cells spread by releasing "bubbles", according to an MUHC study

Mon, 2008-04-21 12:00

A new fundamental mechanism of how tumour cells communicate has just been discovered by the team of Dr. Janusz Rak at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in collaboration with Dr Guha from the University of Toronto.

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36419
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Ovarian cancer: profiling a deadly disease at the MUHC

Thu, 2008-05-01 12:00

Ovarian cancer (OC) is the fourth leading cause of death from cancer in Canadian women yet 90% of OC patients could be saved with an early diagnosis.

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications Coordinator
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Office Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36419
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The Montreal Children's Hospital of the MUHC Begins Search for Causes of Autism

Wed, 2008-05-07 08:30

International Effort Considered Groundbreaking

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Contact: Annie Coulter
Organization: Project Coordinator
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Office Phone: (514) 412 4400 ext. 23325
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An MUHC team evaluates a new saliva-based HIV test to speed up detection

Mon, 2008-05-05 18:00

Rapid testing is crucial to prevent mother to child HIV transmission in rural India

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Contact: Isabelle Kling
Organization: MUHC Public Relations and Communications
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Office Phone: (514) 934-1934 ext. 36419
Source Site: /channels
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Characterization of the fusogenic properties of COPI vesicles: a role for PI(4,5)P2

Mon, 2008-06-09 12:00 - 13:00
McIntyre Medical Building : 3655 promenade Sir William Osler Montreal Quebec Canada , H3G 1Y6

Senior Seminar: Frédéric Laporte, John Bergeron's lab

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Contact: Rachelle Léger
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Office Phone: 514-398-7266
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The McGill University Health Centre eager to begin joint work with the Shriners Hospital on Glen Campus

Thu, 2008-04-17 12:00

The McGill University Health Center (MUHC) welcomes the announcement made this morning by the Shriners organization with respect to the upcoming construction of their Canadian hospital on the Glen Campus.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdas
Organization: Media coordinator, MUHC
Office Phone: 514 843-1560
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Health researchers in McGill network receive $35.5 million in CIHR funding

Fri, 2008-05-09 13:00

Federal funding supports more than 80 research projects

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Contact: Marie-France Coutu
Organization: Communication Adviser, Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: (514) 761-6131 ext. 2769
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A new approach to protect the hearts of patients with Muscular Dystrophy

Mon, 2008-05-12 17:00

An animal study on sildenafil (Viagra) reveals a potential new treatment for the cardiac complications in patients with this major disease

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Contact: Rebecca Burns
Organization: Communications Coordinator, Public Relations and Communications, MUHC
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Office Phone: 514-934-1934 ext. 71443
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