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What’s behind your thirst?

Discovery advances our understanding of how our brain controls body hydration and temperature

Published: 15Oct2015

Cancer research plagued by poor study design

Badly designed studies may lead to the efficacy of drugs being overestimated and money being wasted on trials that prove fruitless, according to a new study from McGill University in Canada.

Published: 14Oct2015

Different types of child abuse: similar consequences

Emotional abuse may be as harmful as physical abuse and neglect. This finding led by a team of researchers at McGill University complements previous imaging research showing that emotional and physical pain both activate the same parts of the brain.

Published: 14Oct2015

The father effect

Discovery of how environmental memories may be transmitted from a man to his grandchildren

Published: 8Oct2015

American Placebo

A new study finds that rising placebo responses may play a part in the increasingly high failure rate for clinical trials of drugs designed to control chronic pain caused by nerve damage.

Published: 6Oct2015

2015 Gairdner National Program Lecture / La Conférence du Programme National Gairdner

Faculty Club 3450 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E5, CA

2015 Gairdner National Program Lecture

La Conférence du Programme National Gairdner

Expectant dads get depressed too

Transition to parenthood can be a difficult life event. It can have an impact on both parents and on the long-term development of the child. While mother’s "baby blues" have been widely investigated, little research has been conducted on antenatal paternal depression.

Published: 5Oct2015

Campaign 2015 has been launched!

Stay tuned to your email and the McGill Reporter for updates about the 2015 Campaign. We will report on our progress as we go!

Published: 2Oct2015