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Stroke — Using your brain to recognize the symptoms

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital invite the media to a press conference on Stroke — "Using your brain to recognize the symptoms."

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Published on : 06 Jun 2005

McGill grad Shaunna Burke is second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest

Shaunna Burke, a graduate of McGill University, has become the second Canadian woman to climb Mount Everest. She was reported to be among the first from her expedition to reach the summit of the world's tallest mountain.

Published on : 30 May 2005

McGill goalie Mathieu Poitras wins Guy Lafleur Trophy

The Montreal Canadiens and Molson announced today that McGill Redmen goaltender Mathieu Poitras, a 22-year-old native of Gatineau, Que., has won the Guy Lafleur Trophy as the Quebec university hockey player who best combines athletic ability with academic aptitude. The award is accompanied by a $6,000 bursary over three years.

Published on : 31 May 2005

First frozen egg baby born in Canada

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) in Montreal is pleased to announce the first successful birth in Canada resulting from frozen eggs.

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Published on : 31 May 2005

Researchers give hair dye green light over cancer concerns

A new study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) tomorrow, finally ends the long-running debate over use of permanent hair dyes and cancer.

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Published on : 24 May 2005

MUHC scientists describe genetic resistance to rampant virus

MUHC researchers have defined genetic resistance to the widespread virus, cytomegalovirus (CMV).

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Published on : 24 May 2005

Management professors receive major research grants

Professors from the Management Science and Information Systems areas were awarded research grants from federal and Quebec government agencies.

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Published on : 24 May 2005

$10-million contribution from Bell Canada gives Montreal university-affiliated hospitals major boost

The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) today announced that Bell Canada has contributed $10 million to the two Montreal-based university-affiliated hospitals through their respective foundations.

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Published on : 19 May 2005

Dr. Brenda Milner to launch the Governor General Lectures

Dr. Brenda Milner will launch the Governor General Lectures — a national series of the Royal Society of Canada.

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Published on : 18 May 2005

Those at high risk for skin cancer burnt by own behaviour

Those considered high risk for melanoma — the most dangerous form of skin cancer — are no more likely to sunbathe protected than those who are unaware of their risk, according to a new study conducted by MUHC researchers.

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Published on : 17 May 2005

AEISEC's practical idealism

The Canadian branches of the international science and commerce student organization AIESEC held their national conference at McGill. On the table were discussions about networking, internships and working with the corporate world for international development.

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Published on : 12 May 2005

Senate: Librarians and tenure

The last Senate meeting tackled academic amnesty, library staff and introduced a new set of regulations to govern the tenure process.

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Published on : 12 May 2005

Did you hear the one about the architecture professor?

Leacock luncheons taking off across the country: Following in the funny footsteps of Stephen Leacock, Architecture professor Derek Drummond is bringing the funny across the country.

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Published on : 12 May 2005

Sex, gender and heart disease — MUHC researcher leads Canada-wide team

A new research project involving more than 30 investigators from across Canada has just been launched.

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Published on : 11 May 2005

MUHC provides progress report on two-campus project

Redevelopment includes new, refurbished facilities for optimal healing environment for patients and families.

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Published on : 10 May 2005