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Dec 19, 2019, 11:00 ET Giving the Gift of Love to Once-Lonely Seniors During the Holidays

MONTREAL, Dec. 19 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Once again this year, Little Brothers will be reaching out to elderly Quebecers during the holidays and treating them to some very special moments of love and togetherness. On December 24 and 25, hundreds of volunteers from Little Brothers will be visiting with shut-ins around the province and holding the organization's traditional Christmas dinner in...


Dec 19, 2019, 16:09 ET Hepatitis D: The mystery of the virus' life cycle revealed

MONTREAL, Dec. 19 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - A team led by Professor Patrick Labonté at the Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS) has identified the role of a key process in the replication...


Dec 19, 2019, 08:00 ET MilliporeSigma Licenses Foundational CRISPR Integration Technology to Promega

-- Gives scientists a new view into natural cell activity, accelerating drug development BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 19, 2019 /CNW/ -- MilliporeSigma, a leader in genome editing, today announced that it...


Dec 18, 2019, 14:56 ET AbbVie reaches an agreement with the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA) for the Combination VENCLEXTA® With Rituximab as a Treatment for Patients With Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Following the signing of an agreement between AbbVie and the pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance (pCPA)i, Quebec is the first province to reimburse the combination treatment. VENCLEXTA® + rituximab...


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Nov 22, 2019, 20:59 ET Public Health Notice - United States outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce with implications for Canadians

OTTAWA, Nov. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - Original Notice Why you should take note The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S. CDC), the United States Food and Drug Administration (U.S....


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