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Out of the wheelchair and pedestrian again

Universite de Montreal

A new 3D bone-cutting device improves surgery and helps a severely disabled young amputee finally walk in comfort with a new prosthesis.

Channels: Bone Health, Children's Health, Healthcare, Surgery,

Released:
17-Jan-2020 4:45 PM EST
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    12-Jan-2020 7:05 PM EST

Climate change unlikely to drive sugar maples north

Universite de Montreal

Sugar maples won’t be heading north anytime soon, despite climate change, according to a new study published in the Journal of Ecology.

Channels: Climate Science, Environmental Science, Nature, Plants, All Journal News, Grant Funded News,

Released:
10-Jan-2020 3:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Gone fishin' ... for proteins
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    23-Dec-2019 11:00 AM EST

Gone fishin' ... for proteins

Universite de Montreal

Casting lines into human cells to snag proteins, a team of Montreal researchers has solved a 20-year-old mystery of cell biology.

Channels: All Journal News, Cell Biology, Nature (journal),

Released:
17-Dec-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Blood transfusions: Fresh red blood cells no better than older ones.

Universite de Montreal

Findings from the ABC-PICU study on critically ill children may alter policies at hospitals where fresh red cells are preferentially used.

Channels: All Journal News, Blood, Children's Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), JAMA,

Released:
10-Dec-2019 1:00 PM EST
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When space travel is a blur

Universite de Montreal

Working with the Canadian Space Agency and NASA, two Quebec-based researchers are keeping an eye on astronauts’ ocular health.

Channels: All Journal News, Space and Astronomy, Vision,

Released:
28-Nov-2019 7:00 AM EST
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    26-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
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26-Nov-2019 9:00 AM EST
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    14-Nov-2019 4:00 PM EST

Injection drug use: not the same across Canada

Universite de Montreal

A new study by researchers at the University of Montreal shows close to 172,000 Canadians injected drugs in 2016, up from 130,000 just five years earlier, but support varies.

Channels: Addiction, AIDS and HIV, All Journal News, Blood, Drugs and Drug Abuse, Patient Safety, Substance Abuse, Local - Canada,

Released:
14-Nov-2019 11:15 AM EST
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    13-Nov-2019 2:00 PM EST

Slowing the Progression of Multiple Sclerosis

Universite de Montreal

By identifying a molecule that delays the progression of MS, researchers pave the way for new therapies for the nearly 77,000 Canadians living with the disease.

Channels: All Journal News, Autoimmune Diseases, Neuro, Pharmaceuticals, Local - Canada, Grant Funded News,

Released:
12-Nov-2019 4:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Blood cancers: a “new generation” stem cell transplant significantly reduces complications for patients
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    5-Nov-2019 6:30 PM EST

Blood cancers: a “new generation” stem cell transplant significantly reduces complications for patients

Universite de Montreal

In a Phase One-Two clinical trial, the great majority of patients with blood cancers are on the road to recovery, thanks to the UM171 molecule, discovered at the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) of the Université de Montréal.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Cell Biology, Stem Cells, Grant Funded News,

Released:
4-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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Cancer treatment: researcher makes breakthrough immunotherapy discovery

Universite de Montreal

Dr. Christopher E. Rudd has discovered a new cell therapy approach that boosts the immune response of T lymphocytes to malignant tumours.

Channels: Cancer, Clinical Trials, Immunology, All Journal News, Nature (journal), Grant Funded News,

Released:
24-Oct-2019 4:40 PM EDT
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