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McGill, MUHC and Douglas researchers get top marks from Quebec Science magazine

This release is available in French . Scientists from McGill University, the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and the Douglas Mental Health University Institute earn top marks in Qubec Science 's Top Ten Discoveries of 2008 for their groundbreaking work. Published in the magazine...

Presentation at BioContact Quebec 2008

HAE:TSX MONTREAL, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX:HAE), a specialty bio-therapeutics company developing high-value human proteins, announces that Mr. Joseph Galli, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at BioContact Quebec 2008. Mr. Galli will ...

Centre De Sante et de Services Sociaux Haut-Richelieu-Rouville in Quebec Selects Alcatel-Lucent and SSP Telecom to Upgrade its Communications Infrastructure

MONTREAL and MURRAY HILL, N.J., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) and SSP Telecom, an Alcatel-Lucent business partner based in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, today announced that Centre De Sante Et De Services Sociaux Haut-Richelieu-Rouville (CSSS HRR), Quebec, has...

Presentation at Bio Contact Quebec 2007

HAE:TSX MONTREAL, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX:HAE), a specialty bio-therapeutics company developing high-value human proteins, announces that Mr. Joseph Galli, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at BioContact ...

Hundreds of Fans and Entertainment Tonight Canada Greet Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET(R) Creator Sanford Siegal, D.O., M.D., at Book Signing Event in Montreal, Quebec

Dr. Sanford Siegal, known to generations as the Cookie Doctor(R) behind the Dr. Siegal's COOKIE DIET(R) weight-loss system, receives enthusiastic crowd of weight-conscious followers of his diet regimen MONTREAL, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ET Canada, the Canadian version of Entertainment Tonight,...

Childhood Obesity Among Quebec Communities Raises Concerns

Childhood obesity is increasing among the general population in Canada, but the statistics are even more alarming among First Nations, Inuit and Métis children. In// a study published recently researchers found that up to 65 per cent of preschoolers in northern Quebec communities were overweight or...

Viral Gastroenteritis Grips Quebec Enmasse

Quebec and New Brunswick are facing one of the worst gastroenteritis epidemics that has thrown more than 35 hospitals out of gear, with patients coming// in droves for relief. The infection triggers diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach cramps, which can continue for a few days but seldom endangers life....

Allergic Individuals Should Carry Two Doses Of EpiPen Says Quebec Coroner

Quebec coroner Jacques Ramsay has recommended that Canadians suffering from severe allergies should carry two doses of EpiPen (epinephrine) or the Twinject, which// provides a double dose in the same applicator, instead one to avoid potentially deadly situations. He has also called for manufactur...

Man Made Heart for Man from Quebec

A 65-year-old man from Quebec had a man made heart implanted inside him last month .This makes him the only living Canadian// who does not have a heart beat! “Heartmate II”, the mechanical heart was implanted inside Gerard Langevin by Dr. Renzo Cecere and Dr Nadia Giannetti in a three-hour s...

Nuvo Announces 2009 second quarter financial results

...equipment as the Company continued the process of expanding capacity at its quebec manufacturing facility in preparation for the anticipated production launch...artered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development center in San Diego, ...

FDA extends review of Pennsaid(R) diclofenac sodium topical solution

...ications. Nuvo is a publicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development Center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com . Penn...

U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin

...ren," she said. Meanwhile, Canadian health officials reported Wednesday the nation's first case of Tamiflu-resistant swine flu virus. A 60-year-old quebec man was given the antiviral drug after his son fell ill with the virus. The strain doesn't seem to have spread beyond the reported individual case, th...

Canadian Bio Med Attacks World's Leading Cause of Blindness

...duce the pain and frequency of injection to the patient and potentially the cost of the treatment. Canadian Bio Med is developing the new product in quebec in conjunction with its partner, Ocular Therapeutics Inc. of San Diego, California. The drug is moving toward human clinical trials in Canada and the ...

McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support 5 research projects

...Lasko, Dr. David Thomas, Dr. Vincent Gigure and Dr. Chao-Jin (C.J.) Li. The quebec government confirmed today it would match that funding. "We are very ple...affect the human condition. We are delighted that the CFI and government of quebec have shown such confidence in the work of McGill's researchers and we are m...

Nuvo Research and Covidien sign U.S. license and development agreement for Pennsaid(R) and Pennsaid Plus(R)

...ations. Nuvo is a publicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development Center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com ...

New Research Suggests Strong Link Between Sweetened Caloric Beverages and Metabolic Syndrome

...toward the prevention and management of chronic disease." About the International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk Based at Universite Laval in quebec City, Canada, ICCR brings together a multidisciplinary group of world-renowned international scientists/clinicians. Its goal is to enhance awareness ...

For Every Blow to the Head, Quick Action Is Urged

...aised important questions about what to do if this happens to you or a loved one. Richardson died hours after taking a minor fall while skiing at a quebec resort. She picked herself up from the fall and refused medical attention, but three hours later in her hotel room, she complained of a headache. With...

Masimo Debuts New Rad-8(R) Pulse Oximeter to Largest Gathering of Sleep Specialists From Around the World at SLEEP 2009

...measure of severity for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) diagnosis and treatment. In fact, previous research conducted at Montreal Children's Hospital in quebec found that using a Masimo pulse oximeter with very short averaging time was not only more accurate in detecting true desaturation events, including br...

Medifocus, Inc. receives Authorization Approval from Health Canada to launch its pivotal Phase III clinical study of focused microwave heating for treatment of breast cancer in Canada

... Hospital in Montreal, both granted clearance to begin the pivotal study. Ville Marie is one of the most active comprehensive breast cancer centers in quebec and the St. Mary's Hospital is a teaching hospital of the McGill University . Dr. Kyserlingk, the director of Ville Marie Medical Center, will be the...

DiagnoCure to host Q2 2009 earnings conference call and webcast

... Ticker Symbol: CUR quebec CITY, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR), a life sciences company commercializing high-value cancer diagnostic tests and deliv...

Cole Foundation injects $2.5 million to bolster leukemia research

...emia cell bank based at the Sainte-Justine University Hospital Research Center. In addition, the Cole Foundation will contribute $637,000 to allow the quebec Leukemia Cell Bank to expand its operation and preserve adolescent leukemia cells that will be widely available to researchers. Building on prio...

Folic Acid Reduces Infant Heart Defects

...am at McGill University in Montreal collected data on 1.3 million births in quebec from 1990 to 2005. During that period 2,083 children were born with heart d...hers still do not take folic acid supplements before becoming pregnant, the quebec study noted. "Women at conceptual age should be aware of the preventive eff...

BELLUS Health reports results for first quarter of fiscal 2009

...ear. Research tax credits represent refundable tax credits earned under the quebec Scientific Research and Experimental Development Program for expenditures i...ease is attributable to lower research and development expenses incurred in quebec during the current period that are eligible for refundable tax credits. ...

AEterna Zentaris Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial and Operating Results

... All amounts are in U.S. dollars quebec CITY, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS , TSX: AEZ) ("the Company"), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on ...

Nuvo announces 2009 first quarter financial results

...ations. Nuvo is a publicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com . ...

Pennsaid(R) Phase 3 study results to be published in leading international PAIN journal

... Research Inc. is a publicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development Center in San Diego California. For more information, please visit. www.nuvoresearch.com T...

Too much or too little sleep increases risk of diabetes

... quebec City, April 21, 2009Researchers at Universit Laval's Faculty of Medicine have found that people who sleep too much or not enough are at greater risk o...

Omega-3s May Benefit Newborns, Menopausal Women and Obese Individuals

... sitting without support. Just 20 milligrams of DHA was enough to make a difference. EPA proved beneficial to women around the time of menopause. quebec researchers found that their hot flashes decreased by 55 percent after 8 weeks with EPA consumption. "Once others confirm these findings, women m...

DiagnoCure announces first quarter 2009 results

... Ticker Symbol: CUR PCA3 royalty revenue triples and GCC sales start quebec CITY, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR), a life sciences company commercializing high-value cancer diagnostic tests and del...

Noisy workplaces can make workers deaf

...Audiology, who conducted the study along with his colleague Tony Leroux. quebec has not revised its workplace noise norms in close to 40 years. Throughout ...nadian provinces, the norm is set at 85 dB. This is a clear indication that quebec is lax when it comes to noise in the work environment. When a worker i...

Can mental training games help prevent Alzheimer's?

... promise regular users they'll shave 10 years of brain aging after eight weeks of use. Is it surprising some 10,000 copies of the product were sold in quebec in the last six months? "To my knowledge, there is no scientific research demonstrating results from such recreational programs," says Sylvie Belle...

DiagnoCure to Host Q1 2009 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

... Ticker Symbol: CUR quebec CITY, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - DiagnoCure Inc. (TSX: CUR), a life sciences company commercializing high-value cancer diagnostic tests and deli...

Universal vaccination associated with decreased Canadian cases of most deadly strain of meningitis

...e was introduced as part of universal immunization programs for children in quebec and Alberta in 2002 and in British Columbia and Prince Edward Island in 200...itish Columbia. Prior to Men C universal vaccination, BC, Alberta, and quebec had rates of meningococcal C disease that were nearly 4.5 times higher than...

Nuvo announces 2008 fourth quarter and year-end financial results

... Research Inc. is a publicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development Center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com . ...

BELLUS Health reports results for the fourth quarter of 2008

...ar). Research tax credits represent refundable tax credits earned under the quebec Scientific Research and Experimental Development Program for expenditures i... mainly attributable to lower research and development expenses incurred in quebec during the current periods that are eligible for refundable tax credits. ...

Nuvo's High Throughput Experimentation Platform Selected as 2009 Edison Award Finalist

... Research Inc. is a publicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com . ...

FDA Accepts Nuvo's Resubmission For Pennsaid(R)

... Research Inc. is a publicly traded, Canadian pharmaceutical company headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, with manufacturing facilities in Varennes, quebec and Wanzleben, Germany and a research and development Center in San Diego, California. For more information, please visit www.nuvoresearch.com . ...

SherWeb Launches Unique White Label Exchange Reseller Program

...r of Hosted Microsoft Exchange, presents competitive risk-proof, out-of-the-box solution for resellers worldwide. Montreal, quebec (PRWEB) February 18, 2009 -- SherWeb , a global leader in hosted solutions , launched its Hosted Exchange White Label Reseller Program last week. ...

Major study on DiagnoCure's GCC biomarker published in Jama

...- Results demonstrate that GCC is the strongest independent predictor of colorectal cancer recurrence - Ticker Symbol: CUR quebec CITY, QC and WEST CHESTER, PA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Vol. 301, #7, this week publis...

Medical prescription of heroin does not pose neighborhood risk

...illicit drugs by 70 percent, reduced their criminal activity by 36 percent and improved their health by 20 percent. "Steps have been taken with the quebec Ministry of Health so this type of program can be offered to heroin addicts that don't respond to traditional treatments," says Dr. Bissette. "These n...
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