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McGill study promises faster-acting anti-depressants

A McGill University study has found that a new class of drugs known as serotonin4 (5-HT4) receptor agonists may take effect four to seven times faster than traditional selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs).

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Published on : 05 Sep 2007

Better communicators make better doctors

Canadian "bedside manner test" a reliable predictor of patient complaints

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Published on : 04 Sep 2007

Podcast: McGill's Karl Moore talks management with Sandra Cha

Every Monday in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business, Karl Moore interviews professors and thinkers, CEOs and exciting young professors.

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Published on : 04 Sep 2007

McGill experts: Iraq

On September 15, Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of the coalition forces in Iraq, and Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker will deliver their progress report on the war in Iraq to the United States Congress and the White House. We suggest some McGill experts for your coverage of this story and all ongoing coverage of Iraq.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

Drug resistance in river blindness

A new study by McGill parasitologist Roger Prichard has found that ivermectin, the only drug available to treat onchocerciasis, or river blindness, is triggering the very genetic changes that are building drug resistance in the parasite that causes the disease.

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Published on : 30 Aug 2007

Podcast: McGill's Karl Moore talks management with Pierre Beaudoin

Every Monday in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business, Karl Moore interviews professors and thinkers, CEOs and exciting young professors.

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Published on : 28 Aug 2007

Princeton Review gives McGill high marks

Again ranked among “Best 366 Colleges” in North America

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Published on : 21 Aug 2007

Our neighbour, the neutron star

Possibly the closest neutron star to Earth discovered by McGill and Penn State astronomers

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Published on : 20 Aug 2007

ICAO, McGill co-host global aviation conference

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law will co-host Aviation Safety, Security & the Environment: The Way Forward, a major worldwide conference and exhibition to take place September 14 to 16, 2007, at the Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2007

Podcast: McGill's Karl Moore talks management with Amrita Nain (part 2)

Every Monday in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business, Karl Moore interviews professors and thinkers, CEOs and exciting young professors.

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Published on : 14 Aug 2007

McGill's Mini series goes mega

Come September, McGill University will launch Canada's first Mini-Biz program, an educational outreach program taught by internationally acclaimed business experts from McGill's Desautels Faculty of Management.

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Published on : 13 Aug 2007

McGill researchers find brain's "ordering centre"

Area fundamental to high-level planning and mental manipulation located in prefrontal cortex

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Published on : 13 Aug 2007

Strike three: Umpires show racial bias, study suggests

McGill, US researchers find ethnic discrimination at play in Major League Baseball calls

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Published on : 13 Aug 2007

Defusing the heart "time bomb"

McGill researchers identify protein associated with deadly Long QT Syndrome

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Published on : 09 Aug 2007

McGill welcomes pulsar pioneer

Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell looks back on discovery 40 years later

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Published on : 07 Aug 2007