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Hamburger Disease Drug Put to the Test

Tue, 2003-07-29 (All day)

A research study, testing a new treatment for hamburger disease, was launched today at The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Penicillin may help prevent strokes in the elderly

Mon, 2003-09-08 (All day)

Fifty years after the discovery of DNA an innovative research hub is opening its doors in Montreal.

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740 Dr. Penfield: A New Research Hub

Mon, 2003-09-08 (All day)

Fifty years after the discovery of DNA an innovative research hub is opening its doors in Montreal. 740 Dr. Penfield, a centre focused on genomics, proteomics and bone research was inaugurated today by McGill University and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Some forms of cancer behave in an unexpected way

Tue, 2003-09-16 (All day)

Tumor size may not be an accurate method of predicting lymph node involvement and disease progression in some breast cancers, according to investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Dr. Eric Fombonne elected to head two key associations

Wed, 2003-09-24 (All day)

The Montreal Children's Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) is proud to announce that its Director of Psychiatry Dr. Eric Fombonne has been elected president of two key pediatric psychiatry associations.

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The Genetics of Blindness

Thu, 2003-10-09 (All day)

Treatment for the most common inherited cause of blindness, retinitis pigmentosa, is one step closer, according to investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC).

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Innovative Health Project Wins International Award

Wed, 2003-10-22 (All day)

A Montreal team's unique approach to patient and heath care management received international attention today.

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Newer Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs: Harmful On The Liver?

Sun, 2003-10-26 (All day)

The disease modifying anti-rheumatic arthritis drug (DMARD), leflunomide does not have a higher risk of liver side effects than the traditional drug, but other newer DMARDs may, according to investigators at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC).

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Contact: Christine Zeindler
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Quebec's First Pediatric Hospital Turns 100 Years Old

Mon, 2003-10-27 (All day)

To mark the 100th anniversary of The Montreal Children's Hospital and celebrate its many achievements, a group of prominent Quebecers has launched a Declaration of Support to recognize the Hospital's excellence in pediatric health care.

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Amputation to Reimplantation

Thu, 2003-10-30 (All day)

Thanks to the expertise of McGill University Health Centre surgeons, Louis Côté will be returning to his home in Rivière-du-Loup with his severed arm saved.

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