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Medical specialists have high hopes for different cancer treatments PDF Print E-mail
Written by RACHEL KANE   
Sunday, 20 March 2011 09:58

Visiting lecturers say an ‘integrative’ approach shows much promise

For years, cancer patients have relied solely on conventional practices such as chemotherapy and radiation for treatment. However, integrative care may hold the key to a safer and more successful treatment plan.

Dr. Keith Block and Penny Block, PhD, explained the benefits of integrative therapy – treatment that addresses all aspects of life regarding healing – during their lecture in the Body of Knowledge series on March 17 at Mount Royal University, or MRU.

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Top neuroscientists visit Calgary PDF Print E-mail
Written by EVVI-LYNN ROLLINS   
Friday, 18 March 2011 11:34

Nenshi ‘thrilled’ to introduce Nobel laureate at U of C event

Calling the University of Calgary’s faculty of medicine one of the “jewels of our community,” Mayor Naheed Nenshi was at the West Campus Wednesday to lend support to the first “Frontiers in Neuroscience” symposium.

Internationally recognized brain researchers were invited to Calgary to rub shoulders with and inspire students studying neuroscience in the faculty of medicine over the three-day event.

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Glamorgan Community quietly opposing S.W. ring road PDF Print E-mail
Written by CLAYTON GOODWIN   
Wednesday, 16 March 2011 14:48

All five options could disrupt Glamorgan residents

Another community is speaking out against the 37th Street option for a new ring road in Calgary’s Southwest.

Beryl Ostrom, president of the Community Association of Glamorgan, recognizes that her community has been forgotten when it comes to the topic of the ring road: “Everyone has lost sight of the issues that are faced by other communities. A ring road up 37th Street would affect all the area north of Glenmore Trail, but everyone just focuses on how Lakeview is affected.”

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Mount Royal University announces new Bachelor of Education degree PDF Print E-mail
Written by BAJ Visser   
Tuesday, 15 March 2011 18:13

Elementary-focused degree to replace existing university transfer program

Over the past five years, Mount Royal University has replaced many of its applied programs with bachelor degrees, expanded its course offerings into a myriad of new fields and even replaced the old “college” portion of its name with “university.”

Last month Mount Royal University, or MRU, announced that it is replacing its 20-year-old university transfer program in its department of education and schooling with a new, four-year bachelor of education in elementary degree.

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