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Vitamin D needs in pregnancy

Tue, 2006-04-25 12:00

Women who restrict their intake of milk during pregnancy may deliver smaller babies, primarily because they are not getting the vitamin D contained in the drink, a McGill study suggests. Kristine Koski, lead of the study and director of the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, says this is important, as increasing numbers of women avoid milk while pregnant for a number of reasons, including believing this will lead them to less weight gain and fewer allergies.

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Traumatic lesions to the spinal cord

Thu, 2006-04-27 09:30

Julie Snyder and Pierre-Alexandre Rousseau present a cheque for $112,000 to MUHC project.

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When panic sets in

Mon, 2006-05-01 12:00

As part of National Mental Health Week, Michael Spevack, clinical psychologist at McGill, talks with the Gazette about panic attacks, the most commonly diagnosed psychiatric disorder in North America, often a precursor to agoraphobia.

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New MUHC study reveals Vioxx-related heart attacks can occur within the first two weeks of use

Tue, 2006-05-02 12:00

A quarter of patients who suffered a heart attack while taking Vioxx did so within the first two weeks of taking the drug, a new study published by MUHC investigators reveals.

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Acfas at last

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

McGill gears up to host some 6,000 delegates of the Association pour le savoir (Acfas) conference -- the largest francophone conference in North America, and possibly the world. So how do you keep 6,000 people entertained for five days? Read on.

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McGill blazes epigenetic trail

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

Can we free ourselves -- and future generations -- from the predisposed genetic monsters lurking in our DNA? Moshe Szyf and Michael Meaney believe that through our actions we can alter the fabric of our genes.

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Seven new Canada Research Chairs

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

Coming from as far away as Germany and New Mexico, the latest CRCs top our number up to 122.

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McGill Headliners: Don't panic, top 40s and soldiering on

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

Michael Spevack strikes fear into our hearts; Karim Nader et al hit the Top 40 list; Desmond Morton takes on the PM.

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Molson for Mintzberg

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

Oft-decorated management guru Henry Mintzberg cops the $50,000 Canada Council Molson Prize in Social Sciences and Humanities. He'd better add a wing to his home to store all his hardware.

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P.O.V.: Farewell to all this

Thu, 2006-05-04 10:30

In his last article as a member of the McGill Reporter staff, Jeff "Bad Boy" Roberts tugs at our heartstrings as he reminisces about his decade as an undergrad, law student and McGill staffer. So long Jefferson, we hardly knew ye.

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