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2011-03-16 23:48:43

Results from a new study suggest that one of the most prescribed medications for alcohol dependence may be more effective in some people.

2011-02-23 01:43:27

An electronic health record system should be the backbone of health care reform in Canada and more must be done to speed up the implementation of this initiative across the country.

2011-01-28 13:13:44

The mystery began in 1976. Adolfo Pampena was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that caused a strange combination of symptoms and was associated with the occurrence of multiple tumors in his stomach and colon.

2011-01-28 00:21:43

Researchers from McGill University’s Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre (GCRC), the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI MUHC), the Dana–Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School have discovered a gene signature that can accurately predict which breast cancer patients are at risk of relapse, thereby sparing those who are not from the burdens associated with unnecessary treatment.

2011-01-11 15:01:41

The study, published today in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, also suggests that length of stay would be shorter.

2010-12-15 13:41:55

The first few days after birth is an important time when babies learn to recognize the sound of their parents' voice and the parents in turn bond with their children.

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2010-10-20 08:50:27

MUHC specialists conduct first-ever all-robotic surgery and anesthesia.

2010-09-09 10:00:00

MONTREAL, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ - A research team from the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and Fernand-Seguin Research Centre of Louis-H.

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2010-08-30 09:25:00

Individuals who are suffering from chronic neuropathic pain caused by damage to the nervous system could find relief by smoking cannabis.

2010-08-29 23:01:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ - The medicinal use of cannabis has been debated by clinicians, researchers, legislators and the public at large for many years as an alternative to standard pharmaceutical treatments for pain, which may not always be effective and may have unwanted side effects.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.