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Dr. Boivin has recently been cited in interviews on her most recent works on our biological clocks.
To read more about the recent works by Marc Cuesta, Nicolas Cermakian and Diane B. Boivin, click on the links provided below:
Professor Mayada Elsabbagh speaks about an "innovative" intervention that helps babies at a high risk of Autism.
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An international research team led by scientists at McGill University has found that excessive salt intake “reprograms” the brain, interfering with a natural safety mechanism that normally prevents the body’s arterial blood pressure from rising.
Current government-mandated nutrition labeling is ineffective in improving nutrition, but there is a better system available, according to a study by McGill University researchers published in the December issue of the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Dear Colleagues, It is with much sadness that I communicate to you the loss of an outstanding colleague of the Faculty of Medicine and one of McGill’s best. Professor Emeritus Theodore L. Sourkes passed away Saturday morning in Hospital, fighting pneumonia. He leaves behind his beloved wife Shena Rosenblatt Sourkes, his daughters Barbara and Myra (Richard Lewin), as well as his grandchildren Eric, David and Talia Jade. We offer his family our most heartfelt condolences.
A quiet time scheduled every afternoon could improve the health of newborns and mothers in maternity wards according to researchers at McGill University.
Imagine being able to easily get over all of the discomfort and problems of jet lag or night-shift work. Science is not quite there, but recent work by Marc Cuesta, Nicolas Cermakian and Diane B. Boivin from the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University has opened new therapeutic avenues for improving the synchronization of the body's different biological clocks.
The ability to express empathy -- the capacity to share and feel another’s emotions -- is limited by the stress of being around strangers, according to a new study published today in the journal Current Biology.
Chemical analysis of some of the world’s oldest rocks, by an international team led by McGill University researchers, has provided the earliest record yet of Earth's atmosphere. The results show that the air 4 billion years ago was very similar to that more than a billion years later, when the atmosphere -- though it likely would have been lethal to oxygen-dependent humans -- supported a thriving microbial biosphere that ultimately gave rise to the diversity of life on Earth today.
Dr. Rob Whitley recently wrote a short and poignant film tracing the story of Elizabeth, a gifted and highly qualified candidate attending a job interview. All appears to be going swimmingly, until the conversation turns towards the subject of mental illness. While this film is a work of fiction, research indicates that it represents a reality played out daily.
The film can be seen at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJ5Wx_LhGUc
Dr. Serge Gauthier, M.D., FRCPC, an eminent researcher in Alzheimer’s disease, has been appointed to the Order of Canada by His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. To read more, click here.
You can also watch his interview about his research on CTV here.