In Western medicine, placebos have long been the bridesmaids, never the bride. That’s not surprising: they’re sham pills or simulated medical interventions, seen as handmaidens for use in clinical trials rather than the real thing.
Look up "transhumanism" in Wikipedia and you will find an extensive entry, with enough hyperlinks to keep you occupied for a very long time.
The first step toward becoming one of Grand Challenges Canada's Rising Stars in Global Health was learning to be succinct.
Paul-André Crépeau, mort hier à l'âge de 84 ans, laissera sa marque comme un des plus influents réformateurs du droit québécois.
Anny Fortin, chercheuse à la Faculté de médecine de McGill et native de Baie-Comeau, s'est vu décernée une subvention de 100 000 $ par Grands Défis Canada afin qu'elle puisse poursuivre son projet de recherche visant à traiter une maladie de la peau qui touche des millions de personnes sur la planète.
Victoria Talwar, an associate professor of developmental psychology at McGill and an expert on lying behaviour in children, comments for USAToday on the Casey Anthony case.
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management, speaks with Alain Simard, founder and CEO of the Montreal Jazz Festival, one of the highlights of the year in Montreal.
There's a joke in the medical community that no matter what year it is, an alternative male birth control method is always ten years away. And it’s true—doctors have been promising an option beyond condoms and vasectomies since the 1960s.
The nature of the jury verdict delivered Tuesday in the Guy Turcotte double-murder case "is very telling," a Montreal criminal lawyer who spent five years as a crown attorney said - echoed by a McGill University law professor.
Now that Canada's reached the venerable age of 144, it's time to dispel the notion that our nation only represents the words “snow” and “hockey.”