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Jet lag no more: foolproof tips for your next trip

“Older people take longer to fall asleep and sleep less when jet lagged compared to younger people,” says psychology researcher Jay Olson, of the Montreal Neurological Institute at McGill University. Next Avenue

Published: 31Mar2016

Astronomers create the first heat map of a super-Earth

Nicolas Cowan, an astronomer at McGill University who has used Spitzer data to create thermal maps of gas-giant exoplanets, is not sure the aging telescope is up to the task of investigating smaller worlds. Scientific American

Published: 31Mar2016

RI-MUHC leads innovative network to support children

McGill University Health Centre

RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities

RI-MUHC will lead an innovative pan-Canadian network that aims to improve life outcomes for children with brain-based development disabilities

Published: 31Mar2016

Link between diabetes drug and bladder cancer confirmed

Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research 

A study conducted at the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital revealed that pioglitazone is associated with a risk of bladder cancer that increases with duration of use and dosage.

Published: 31Mar2016

Footage shows destruction in Syria's city of Palmyra

Rex Brynen, political science professor, said regaining control of Palmyra is a “significant victory” for Syrian forces. CTV News

Published: 30Mar2016

What’s wrong with giving cold meds to your toddler?

Op-ed by Dr. Mitch Shulman, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery. The Suburban

Published: 30Mar2016

Justice delayed better than justice denied

Karadzic verdict: Op-ed by Payam Akhavan, professor of international law. The Globe and Mail

Published: 30Mar2016

Longer maternity leave linked to better infant health

McGill Newsroom

McGill, UCLA study of low- and middle-income countries shows paid maternity leave policies could help prevent infant deaths

For each additional month of paid maternity leave offered in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), infant mortality is reduced by 13%, according to a new study by researchers from McGill University and UCLA Fielding School of Public Health.

Published: 30Mar2016

Ban plastic bags? It's not so simple

Column by Joe Schwarcz, director of Office for Science & Society​. Montreal Gazette

Published: 29Mar2016

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