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Media Advisory: MP Housefather to announce investment in dementia research
January 22, 2018 – Montreal, Quebec – Mr. Anthony Housefather, Member of Parliament for Mount Royal, will announce, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, funding to advance dementia research in Canada and tour the Jewish General Hospital’s Lady Davis Institute.
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The fight against tobacco addiction continues:
Montreal, January 19, 2018– It takes only ten seconds for nicotine to reach the brain, says Mathilde Renaud. Thus, "the effects of tobacco use, and cigarette addiction in particular, are dramatically quick," notes the counsellor in the Smoking Cessation Centre of the Integrated Health and Social Services University Network for West-Central Montreal (CIUSSS West-Central Montreal).
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Comparative study between statin types reveals no significant effect on the risk of Alzheimer disease
A comparison of statin users revealed no indication that one type of statin offered better protection against Alzheimer disease than another
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Flawed research methods exaggerate the prevalence of depression
A new study concludes that researchers commonly over-estimate the prevalence of depression by using self-report screening tools not meant to diagnose depression.
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The Flu Season
Learn more about the flu vaccine with Dr. Karl Weiss from the Jewish General Hospital. #HGJ. #montrealhealth
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Alzheimer Awareness Month
This is the Alzheimer Awareness Month. Number of people with Alzheimer’s disease world-wide will double between 2030 and 2050. Let's all be in it for Alzheimer.
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