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Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play

Lottery tickets are fun-filled and exciting presents, but they are not suitable gifts for minors.  Studies suggest that gambling is a popular yet risky activity among youth. Additionally, researchers have reported a correlation between age of gambling onset and problem gambling later in life. Lottery play is sometimes an initial introduction to gambling activities for minors.

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Published: 8 Dec 2015

Treatment for dry eye disease based on McGill research

The discovery that tavilermide  induces the production of mucin, a crucial lubricant in tears, offers hope of relief to people who suffer from chronic dry eye disease. The invention and the development of a drug based on this small molecule was made by the team of Dr. H. Uri Saragovi, Senior Investigator at the Lady Davis Institute (LDI) at the Jewish General Hospital and Professor of Pharmacology at McGill University.

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Published: 3 Dec 2015

First language wires brain for later language-learning

Research also demonstrates brain's plasticity and ability to adapt to new language environments...

Published: 1 Dec 2015

Improving health, one step at a time

It may be surprising, but Canadians who live in densely-populated areas where stores, banks, schools and other services are close by do not walk as much as they should. ...

Published: 26 Nov 2015

How can I tell if they're lying?

​Sarcasm, white lies and teasing can be difficult to identify for those with certain disorders – new video inventory developed at McGill may help

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Published: 26 Nov 2015

Suzanne Fortier calls for fostering young entrepreneurs

University head urges Montreal business leaders to help students fulfill their entrepreneurial ambitions...

Published: 25 Nov 2015

Clinical Trial for Type 1 Diabetes Begins at JGH, MUHC

Landmark Clinical Trial of a Novel Combination Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes Begins at Jewish General Hospital and McGill University Health Centre...

Published: 25 Nov 2015

McGill announces 2015 Bloomberg Manulife Prize winner

$50,000 research award to promote active health goes to Dr. Lora Giangregorio, whose work has led to the development of internationally endorsed exercise guidelines for osteoporosis, and tools for physicians, physiotherapists and patients ...

Published: 25 Nov 2015

Youth violence on a global scale

Most comprehensive look at youth violence on a global scale...

Published: 19 Nov 2015

City of Montréal partners with the CIRM

On the occasion of the first anniversary of the Je fais MTL event, McGill University’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal (CIRM), the Je fais MTL Office and the Montréal, Smart and Digital City Office today announced a new association that will enable the City of Montréal to expand on the possibilities offered by the Jefaismtl.com interactive platform, which features 181 projects overseen by the Je fais MTL movement

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Published: 17 Nov 2015

Impact of climate change on the Pike River watershed

Models provide researchers with a view to the future, allowing stakeholders the opportunity to adapt to the effects of climate change...

Published: 17 Nov 2015

Top award for spinal cord injury research

Innovative research aims to improve the quality of life for those living with spinal cord injuries...

Published: 16 Nov 2015

Statement: Principal Fortier on situation in Paris

Comme vous tous, je suis profondément choquée et attristée par les événements survenus en France ce soir. Nos pensées vont à nos étudiants français, à leurs familles et amis, ainsi qu’aux étudiants de McGill qui sont actuellement en France. Nous offrons nos condoléances au peuple français et à tous ceux qui ont perdu des proches dans cette terrible tragédie....

Published: 13 Nov 2015

Parkinson’s disease: A new tool for diagnosis

The results of their study, published in the journal Movement Disorders, could also have a major impact on the quality of research on Parkinson’s disease.

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Published: 13 Nov 2015

Computer accurately predicts Scotiabank Giller winner

But then the human intervened...

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Published: 11 Nov 2015

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