We’re ceding ground in the war against infant mortality

Published: 10Jul2017

This would only hurt our efforts to reduce infant mortality. Jay Kaufman, a co-author of the JAMA study and a professor at McGill University, put it simply: “Wanted pregnancies are healthier than...

Expert: preventing concussions this summer

Published: 6Jul2017

This summer, whether in summer camps or sports leagues, children will practise outdoor sports. However, parents and educators need to be aware of the risk of head injury and concussion. Professor...

Expert : Rising Tension with North Korea

Published: 6Jul2017

“President Trump warned Thursday that North Korea could face “some pretty severe” consequences after its defiant test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, but Washington also confronted firm...

City working with Molson-Coors on relocation plan in Montreal, Coderre says

Published: 6Jul2017

The current brewery “belongs to an era where even industrial architecture was beautifully built,” says Avi Friedman, an architecture professor at McGill University, who wants it to be preserved. ...

Experts: Molson plans new Montreal-area brewery

Published: 5Jul2017

“Molson-Coors is planning to build a brewery in the Montreal area instead of renovating its existing brewery on Notre-Dame St. E. (…) While the fate of the existing brewery hasn’t been decided,...

Differences in U.S. infant mortality rates among black and white babies

Published: 5Jul2017

A new research letter published by JAMA Pediatrics examined trends in overall and cause-specific infant mortality rates between non-Hispanic black and white infants because infant mortality is an...

Expert: Omar Khadr to receive apology and compensation package

Published: 5Jul2017

“The Trudeau government is poised to offer an apology and a $10-million compensation package to former child soldier Omar Khadr for abuses he suffered while detained in the U.S. military prison for...

Crafting better beer

Published: 6Jul2017

Canada’s extensive malting and brewing industry could get a further boost from new insight into the science of malting.

Gray jay — not our national bird after all. Yet.

Published: 5Jul2017

“We are not giving up,” McGill University ornithologist David Bird wrote in an email. “We plan to continue beseeching the government to undertake this act in any we can. Right now there is a...

How a few drops of blood led to a breakthrough in immunology

Published: 5Jul2017

Scientists from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) may have cracked the code to understanding the function of special cells called regulatory T Cells. Treg...