Jewish General Hospital

Type: Organization
Name: Jewish General Hospital
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

More women getting false positives on mammograms

5:47 PM ET 6:39A new report from Quebec's Public Health Institute says more and more women are getting false-positive results from their mammograms. Dr. Gerald Batist, chief of oncology at the Jewish General Hospital explains why these findings aren't ... [Published CBC - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

New Personality Disorders Findings from Jewish General Hospital Discussed (Openness To Experience, Intellect, Schizotypal Personality Disorder, And...

New Personality Disorders Findings from Jewish General Hospital Discussed (Openness To Experience, Intellect, Schizotypal Personality Disorder, And Psychoticism: Resolving The Controversy)By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Mental Health Weekly Digest ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Mother Prosecuted For Keeping Daughter Off School Over Cancer Fears

Cancer causes about 30 per cent of all deaths in Canada: On average, 200 Canadians die of cancer each day, adding up to more than 75,000 deaths per year.Cancer diagnoses are slightly more common for men than women. On average this number is about 96,200 ... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

10 years of the "Weekend to End Women's Cancers"

8:45 AM ET 11:05After a decade of this major charity event, we hear where the money goes and the difference it has made at the Jewish General Hospital. ... [Published CBC - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Pediatric chronic rhinosinusitis is a multifactorial inflammatory and infectious disorder. It likely reflects a dysfunction at the site of the interaction between host and environmental factors in the nose and sinuses. Our limited understanding of this ... [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Uniting Advocates: #AYACSM

If you follow adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer organizations and advocates on Twitter, you may have seen the hashtag #AYACSM popping up in your feed over the last ten months. The hashtag was developed for the adolescent and young adult cancer societal ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Incontinence after radical prostatectomy: Anything new in its management? - Abstract

INTRODUCTION: With the increasing number of radical prostatectomies (RP) performed, male stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has become common.The artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) is the gold standard to treat SUI post-RP, but new devices have recently ... [Published UroToday - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Rehabilitation benefits advanced cancer patients

Share this article:Patients with advanced cancer can benefit from a rehabilitation program combining exercise, nutritional counselling, and symptom control, according to an evidence review. Palliative care programs should be expanded to include these ... [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Lachine Hospital mistake potentially put 150 patients at risk

MONTREAL — About four months ago, 147 recipients of bariatric surgery at the Lachine Hospital got a shock in the form of a registered letter.The note informed them they should get blood tests done as soon as possible — there was a chance they contracted ... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Advanced cancer patients can benefit from programs combining exercise, nutrition

Patients with advanced cancer can benefit from a rehabilitation program combining exercise, nutritional counselling and symptom control, according to an evidence review in CMAJ ( Canadian Medical Association Journal ). Palliative care programs should ... [Published Science Daily - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Better HPV Screening

A pilot protocol using DNA to screen for human papillomavirus (HPV) at Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Canada, may provide a “roadmap” for the future, say researchers. Three years after the... ... [Published Federal Practitioner - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Exercise And Nutrition Added To Palliative Care Programs For Cancer Patients Helps Improve Quality Of Life

Palliative care services for cancer patients in the advanced stages of this life-threatening disease are designed to provide comfort and support for patients by meeting emotional, physical, and spiritual needs. Canadian researchers have concluded a study ... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 21 2014]

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...According to news reporting from Montreal, Canada , by NewsRx journalists, research stated, "Section III of DSM -5 includes an alternative model for personality disorders comprising five higher-order pathological personality traits, four of which resemble domains from the Big Five/Five-Factor Model of Personality (FFM). There has, however, been considerable debate regarding the association of FFM Openness-to-Experience/Intellect (OE/I) with DSM -5 Psychoticism and Schizotypal Personality Disorder (STPD)."
...Steve N Slilaty, CEO of Sunshine Biopharma. "Any attendant profits from such operations will be used to fund our proprietary drug development program including Adva-27a, our flagship oncology drug candidate currently being developed for the treatment of Pancreatic Cancer and Multidrug Resistant Breast Cancer. This revenue generation endeavor is very important as it makes us less dependent on capital markets for financing of our operations."
Nutritionist , Emma Wight-Boycott says, "Iron is a very difficult mineral for our bodies to absorb but it’s really important because it helps with oxygen efficiency and maintaining energy levels. If you aren’t getting enough iron from your diet try taking natural liquid iron food supplement Spatone Apple – the added vitamin C in Spatone Apple helps the absorption of the iron and contributes to a healthy immune system."
"We propose that current evidence and community expectations are sufficient to encourage Canadian cancer centers to consider establishing full rehabilitation research models for patients with advanced cancer" the author concluded. His article describes common sources of functional impairment and it elucidates helpful rehabilitation approaches...

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More women getting false positives on mammograms [Published CBC - 4 hours ago]
New Personality Disorders Findings from Jewish ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 20 2014]
Mother Prosecuted For Keeping Daughter Off Scho... [Published Huffington Post UK - Aug 19 2014]
10 years of the "Weekend to End Women's Cancers" [Published CBC - Aug 17 2014]
Jonathan Kay: Petty language spats have all but... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 16 2014]
Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis [Published Orthopedics Today - Aug 15 2014]
Sunshine Biopharma's Wholly Owned Canadian Subs... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - Aug 11 2014]
Uniting Advocates: #AYACSM [Published Huffington Post - Aug 08 2014]
Incontinence after radical prostatectomy: Anyth... [Published UroToday - Aug 07 2014]
Less Stress, More Energy And Gorgeous Skin? 10 ... [Published SoFeminine.co.uk - Aug 06 2014]
Rehabilitation benefits advanced cancer patients [Published Chemotherapy Advisor - Aug 01 2014]
Lachine Hospital mistake potentially put 150 pa... [Published Global News Canada - Jul 29 2014]
Over 2,500 Ground Zero Workers Have Cancer - It... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 28 2014]
Advanced cancer patients can benefit from progr... [Published Science Daily - Jul 27 2014]
Better HPV Screening [Published Federal Practitioner - Jul 24 2014]
Exercise And Nutrition Added To Palliative Care... [Published Medical Daily - Jul 21 2014]
Advanced cancer patients can benefit from progr... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 21 2014]
You Can Make This Terminally Ill Boy's Wish Com... [Published Huffington Post UK - Jul 20 2014]
Busy urban women freeze eggs to secure motherhood [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
Cancer drug available again after company’s lic... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 17 2014]
Has the time come to abandon efavirenz for firs... [Published National AIDS Treatment Advocacy Project - Jul 14 2014]
Major Discovery on the Mechanism of Drug Resist... [Published Science Daily - May 28 2014]
Chris Selley: Pauline Marois’ alternate reality [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 04 2014]
Canadian Man’s Girlfriend Fakes Quintuplet Preg... [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 27 2014]
National Post editorial board: Quebec’s identit... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 26 2014]
Alvin Segal: ‘Have a long-range plan that chang... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Feb 24 2014]
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Jonathan Kay: Petty language spats have all but... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 16 2014]
This week, my National Post colleague, Chris Selley, notes that “Quebec’s cultural protectionists are in another embarrassing uproar.” This time, the subject isn’t Anglicized pasta or some fresh hijab scare, but rather a Montreal rap band (the Dead Obies) ...
Chris Selley: Pauline Marois’ alternate reality [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Apr 04 2014]
If you needed further proof that the Quebec election campaign is unfolding in a somewhat altered reality, consider the Parti Québécois’ latest purported gaffe: Its “admission” that if civil servants refuse to comply with proposed legislation barring ...
Canadian Man’s Girlfriend Fakes Quintuplet Preg... [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 27 2014]
  Barbara Bienvenue, A 37-year-old Canadian woman convinced not only her boyfriend, but also her entire town that she was pregnant with quintuplets, for 34 weeks! CTV reports the boyfriend, 35-year-old Paul Servat, is devastated. The Toronto Sun ...
National Post editorial board: Quebec’s identit... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Feb 26 2014]
Life is pretty good in Montreal. Mercer consulting’s annual rankings, released last week, assess its quality of life as the fourth best in North America. But on hard numbers, Quebec’s metropolis is not keeping up. Desjardins Economics reports that the ...
Alvin Segal: ‘Have a long-range plan that chang... [Published Financial Post | Business » Entrepreneur - Feb 24 2014]
Alvin Segal, president and chief executive of Montreal-based Peerless Clothing Inc. and a renowned philanthropist, joined his stepfather’s business as a teenager. By the time he was in his early twenties he was running the factory. In the years when ...
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