Study shows majority of smokers re-ignite their habit following heart attack

Published: 29Jan2013

Despite obvious motivation for quitting, 2/3 of patients will resume smoking within twelve months

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Published: 29Jan2013

Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the frontal cortex...

IHSP Seminar: Dr. Amélie Quesnel-Vallée – “Understanding the Role of Health Policy in Health Inequalities”


Charles Meredith HouseSocial Policy Seminar room, 1130 avenue des Pins Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A3, CAOn Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 12:20pm-1:45pm in the Institute for Health and Social...

World Cancer Day 2013: Dispel the myths, get the Facts


Montreal Neurological InstituteJeanne-Timmins Amphitheatre , 3801 rue University, Montreal, QC, H3A 2B4, CA/medicineCategory: Medicine Research

McGill board demands funds be restored

Published: 17Dec2012

McGill University’s board of governors has adopted a resolution demanding the Quebec government withdraw the cuts it is imposing on universities and restore the funding that was in place, saying...

National network evaluating drug safety reports early results

Published: 9Nov2012

Prescription medications remain one of the most common causes of severe adverse reactions in clinical medicine, accounting for thousands of deaths annually in Canada. The urgent need for rigorous,...

MONTREAL WALKS for mental health


The Douglas Institute is proud to be one of the ten member organizations of MONTRÉAL WALKS for mental health.Phillips Square, corner St. Catherine and Union Street CA/medicineCategory: Medicine...

René Robaire Memorial Lecture Series in Cardiovascular Research


Royal Victoria HospitalJSL Brown Amphitheatre, Rm. M3.01, 687 avenue des Pins, Montreal, QC, H3A 1A1, CATranslating Cardiovascular Genome-wide Discoveries to Genomic Medicine Perspective from the...