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Choosing to end it all

Difficulty making good choices is one of the factors that make certain people vulnerable to suicide
Thu, 2015-08-27 07:04

Not even close to every person who faces challenges or lives with severe depression commits suicide. Some people are more vulnerable than others.

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Contact: Dr Fabrice Jollant
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Office Phone: (514) 761-6131 ext 3301

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations
Office Phone: (514) 398-6754
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McGill gets $91.5 mln in CIHR funding

McGill health researchers land 24 of 150 inaugural Foundation grants for high-impact, long-term programs
Tue, 2015-07-28 14:10

Researchers from McGill University and its hospital-affiliated research institutes have been awarded $91.5 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201
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The right amount of vitamin D for babies

Study confirms 400 IU daily dose for infants under one year of age
Tue, 2013-04-30 14:53


Vitamin D is crucial to the growth of healthy bones. It is especially important that babies get enough of it during the first twelve months of their lives when their bones are growing rapidly. This is why health care providers frequently recommend that parents give their babies a daily vitamin D supplement. But how much vitamin D should babies be given?

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Contact: Katherine Gombay
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Key funding for ground-breaking epigenetics research

The Government of Canada and Génome Québec awards funding for researchers at the Innovation Centre.
Mon, 2012-10-22 11:50

The McGill University and Génome Québec Innovation Centre will receive generous support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and Génome Québec to continue its trailblazing research in the field of epigenetics. The support announced today by the funding partners will go toward examining how environmental factors can alter the expression of our DNA and have life-long effects on human health.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754

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Contact: Éva Kammer
Organization: Advisor, Public Relations, Génome Québec
Office Phone: 514-519-6910
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