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In Montreal, Boston and Toronto, scientists are trying to understand the relationship between genes and concussions, but the work is still in its infancy… Dr. Scott Delaney at McGill University says the boxing studies have created discussion that boxers should undergo blood testing to see if they should be allowed to step into the ring.
Baby Boomers have been bucking social conventions and defining new market trends since the 1960s. Now they’re reinventing retirement as well, a new McGill study shows.
Nunatsiaq News - Researchers plan telephone survey on environment and health but interviews limited to English or French
A research team from the McGill University Health Centre in Montreal and Ontario’s University of Waterloo wants to find out if people in Nunavut can provide clues to understanding the link between the environment and human health.
L'École de gestion John-Molson (Université Concordia), la Faculté de gestion Desautels (Université McGill) et HEC Montréal se sont unies pour organiser une conférence sur le développement durable.
On the eve of International Womens Day, two women researchers Aishwarya Lakshmi Ratan and Alefia Merchant have made it to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's prestigious India Technology Review 35 list for 2011 for their innovative work…
(Op-ed) Imad Mansour teaches Department of Political Science at McGill University: "While civilian deaths in Libya are regrettable, the Libyans need to carry this revolt through on their own."
An evaluation of Canada's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regime over the past decade suggests government institutions still don't share enough information among themselves.
Montreal Gazette (blog) - Honouring Carrie Derrick, Canada's first female professor on International Women's Day
Carrie Derrick was a botanist, gardener, suffragette, social reformer and founder of McGill's Genetics Department.
When Joey Flowers heard about funding cuts at the Native Women’s Shelter of Montreal, he wanted to help.
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Jennifer Hunter of the Star's editorial board selects the 10 most influential Canadian women of the past century…
A diet that is low in folic acid - a B vitamin also known as folate - could set the stage for colorectal cancer, according to researchers at McGill University in Montreal.
Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan were hospitalized for traumatic brain injury between 2006 and 2009 at almost three times the rate of Americans fighting there in earlier years before the war escalated, according to a National Defence study obtained by The Globe and Mail…
Tony Blair: "We adjust or we are swept away"...
Climate change will have the greatest effect on those least responsible for causing the problem, a new study suggests.
In an age of MRIs and CT scans, the physical exam is becoming a dying art. Sharon Kirkey discovers what's being lost - from an ability to diagnose to the human touch that says: 'You are more than a broken body to me. You matter.'