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Yes! Doctors and nurses still make house calls

The Montreal Children's brings home prestigious award for home care innovation. The Rotman Award recognizes MCH efforts to care for children with complex illnesses in their homes rather than in hospital.

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Published on : 12 Jun 2006

MUHC statement about temporary parking spaces behind Allan Memorial Institute

Further to an article that appeared in the Montreal newspaper La Presse on June 9, 2006, the MUHC would like to clarify the following points:

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Published on : 09 Jun 2006

What are they thinking?

World experts converge on Montreal for the 10th International Child Neurology Congress.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2006

The MUHC encourages pedestrian - motorist partnership in safety and prevention of traumatic brain injuries

Montreal has the highest volume of pedestrian injuries in Canada.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2006

10 Years of Miracles - and we are celebrating!

The McGill Reproductive Centre (MRC) is celebrating 10 Years of Miracles.

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Published on : 09 Jun 2006

MUHC announces a transplant first in Quebec

Doctors at the MUHC have announced Quebec's first successful combined heart/liver transplant.

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Published on : 07 Jun 2006

Shot in the head, for a reason

McGill scientists find mucus is the key to a bizarre mating ritual. By shooting a "love dart," the male snail is injecting its partner with a compound that ensures that more sperm survives. Dr. Ronald Chase and Katrina C. Blanchard's report in the Proceedings of the Royal Society is discussed in the New York Times.

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Published on : 06 Jun 2006

Gone swimmin'

A mechanical hexapod called Aqua is the latest in a series of seagoing robots being developed by a McGill research group. The goal? To develop an underwater vehicle that can autonomously explore and collect data in aquatic environments while surviving the harsh saltwater conditions and often turbulent waters of the open sea. Aqua's builders are tackling one of the most challenging topics in robotics: integrating vision and locomotion into an amphibious machine that can determine what it is "seeing," where it is, and where it is going.

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Published on : 03 Jun 2006

The MUHC launches call for tenders: Professionals needed for $1.579B project

As part of its two-campus Redevelopment Project, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) launched today the call for tender process to hire the master teams responsible for project management, architecture, mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as civil and structural engineering.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2006

MUHC researchers link asthma drugs and cataracts in seniors

Researchers from the MUHC have found that elderly patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma who take medication to prevent their attacks face an increased risk of developing cataracts.

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Published on : 02 Jun 2006

Celebrate... Savour this day

Photos of the big Convocation day. One thing: what's up with those funny hats?

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006

Around campus

Job interview techniques, cancer-fighting cookies, McGill's maples and other trees, Haida art and philosophy and the lowdown on sexual harassment.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006

Senate: A moving (and seconding) occasion

In his swan song as a staff reporter, Reynolds paints a loving, if somewhat wistful, portrait of the last Senate meeting of the academic year.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006

Far and away

Internships, field studies and international exchanges are a growing incentive for students to stray off campus in order to find themselves.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006

McGill on the move

Janyne Hodder heads for sunny climes; Robin Eley becomes Internal Audit chief; Bruce Shore returns to the classroom; and Don McLean starts his second term conducting the Schulich School of Music.

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Published on : 01 Jun 2006