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Blame it on your brain: salt and hypertension

Study sheds new light on link between salt intake and blood pressure
Thu, 2015-01-22 11:00
Salt and hypertension

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.

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Philippe Gros Awarded Royal Society's McLaughlin Medal

Biochemistry professor acknowledged for groundbreaking insights into genetic susceptibility to disease
Tue, 2014-09-23 11:56

McGill University Professor Philippe Gros has been awarded the McLaughlin Medal from the Royal Society of Canada for important research of sustained excellence in medical science.

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Like puzzle pieces, 3D genomics offers key to disease

First study to address the value of three-dimensional genome organization in the classification of leukemia
Wed, 2014-04-30 10:25

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