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Could olfactory loss point to Alzheimer’s disease?

Published: 15Aug2017

By the time you start losing your memory, it's almost too late. That's because the damage to your brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) may already have been going on for as long as twenty...

CFI invests $4.2 million to boost 23 McGill research projects with cutting-edge labs and equipment

Published: 15Aug2017

At Laurentian University today, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, announced a total investment of $52 million from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) John R. Evans Leaders...

Wikipedia founder talks fake news, need for neutrality at Montreal event

Published: 14Aug2017

In an hour-long panel discussion with McGill University professor Gabriella Coleman, Jimmy Wales said Wikipedia's reputation has soared as people seek out neutral sources in an era of fake news and...

Opinion: Clean water for First Nations must be a national priority

Published: 10Aug2017

Anja Geitmann is dean of the Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at McGill University, Jan Adamowski is a professor and director of McGill’s Integrated Water Resources Management...

Expert: Unemployment and the Aging Workforce

Published: 9Aug2017

“Bad news for anyone who still believes in freedom from work at 55. The number of women of this age and older who reported having jobs rose by 14,000 from June and by 66,000 from a year earlier....

Expert: National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Published: 9Aug2017

“A coalition composed mainly of relatives of missing and murdered Indigenous women is demanding the replacement of all remaining commissioners and a reset of the inquiry initiated by the federal...

Strong Link Between Child Welfare and Youth Homelessness in Canada

Published: 9Aug2017

A new report shows that almost sixty percent (57.8%) of homeless youth in Canada report involvement with the child welfare system at some point in their lives. In comparison, among the general...

Playing action video games may be bad for your brain, study finds

Published: 9Aug2017

The study by Canadian researchers Dr. Véronique Bohbot of Douglas Mental Health University Institute in Montreal and Dr. Greg West, an associate professor at the French-language Université de...

Eating protein at all three meals could help seniors stave off muscle decline

Published: 8Aug2017

Stephanie Chevalier said, for seniors, "The important point is to create three meal occasions with sufficient protein to stimulate muscle building and greater strength, instead of just one."...

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