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A walk and a talk for Palliative Care Week

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

McGill hosts a special lecture and a fundraising walk in an effort to raise the public's awareness of the need for improved palliative care.

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Classroom technology à la McGill

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

What's the hottest ticket on campus? The Instructional Multimedia Services Fair, of course.

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Sowing the seeds of World Wide Wisdom

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

Don Smith, Chair of the Department of Plant Science, spearheads a new distance teaching initiative that links Canadian grad students from coast to coast.

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Around campus

Thu, 2007-05-03 04:00

Rock and stroll, the Yellow Door and running with the caribou.

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Talking Heads

Mon, 2007-04-30 09:00

Seed Magazine carries the transcript and video of an extensive conversation between Daniel Levitin, James McGill Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience and Music and author of the New York Times bestseller "This Is Your Brain on Music," and singer, songwriter and artist David Byrne at STK in New York's meatpacking district, in which the two talk about everything from the soundtrack of Psycho to empathy and mirror neurons.

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From May 7 to 11 - The MUHC celebrates International Nurses Week

Sun, 2007-05-06 08:00

Again this year, the McGill University Health Centre is celebrating International Nurses Week.

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Contact: Alex Fretier
Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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MUHC-led study assesses use of high dose inhaler steroids as a preventative strategy for viral-induced childhood asthma

Sun, 2007-05-06 08:00

A new study has revealed that episodic use of twice-daily high-dose steroid inhaler at the onset of a cold can dramatically reduce the severity and duration of asthma attacks induced by colds in preschool-aged children.

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
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Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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McGill gets $28.7 million for health research

Mon, 2007-05-07 12:00

CIHR to fund 74 projects covering broad range of disciplines

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Sticking out your tongue is rude, but some kids have no choice

Mon, 2007-05-07 12:00

Children with enlarged tongues turn to the Montreal Children's Hospital for delicate surgery

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Contact: Lisa Dutton
Organization: The Montreal Children's Hospital, MUHC
Office Phone: 514-412-4307
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Discovery of cellular processes which regulate heart's energy supply may pave way for new cardiac therapies

Tue, 2007-05-08 12:00

The heart needs a steady supply of energy to function properly. MUHC researcher Dr. Vincent Giguère and his colleagues recently identified several genetic programs which work together to ensure this energy is available.

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Contact: Seeta Ramdass
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Office Phone: 514-843-1560
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