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McGill study links breastfeeding to increased intelligence

Mon, 2008-05-05 16:00

Prolonged and exclusive nursing improves children’s cognitive development

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Chemistry prof's tricks provide the ideal mix

Tue, 2008-05-06 12:00

Ariel Fenster uses public lectures, radio and television and a full-scale stage show to debunk and demystify everything from the chemistry of love to the pros and cons of plastics and vitamins and the economic and ethical debate over biofuels.

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Rapid saliva test helps block HIV virus from mothers to children

Tue, 2008-05-06 12:00

Researchers at McGill have field-tested in India a rapid saliva test for HIV that was shown to be highly effective in preventing transmission of the virus from HIV-positive mothers to their children.

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Child abuse may ‘mark’ genes in the brains of suicide victims

Tue, 2008-05-06 17:00

Landmark study shows how environment affects genes in brains of men who killed themselves

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Alternate views on alternative medicine

Wed, 2008-05-07 11:00

From religion to law, McGill symposium explores myriad implications of medicine’s new age

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Addressing the ball, positively

Thu, 2008-05-08 12:00


There might be help for golfers who routinely beat themselves up over poor shots and bad putting. It comes in a video game called Matrix developed by Dr. Mark Baldwin, a psychologist at McGill.

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Mother's touch has the power to heal

Tue, 2008-05-13 07:45

A McGill study has shown that a cuddle truly does lessen babies' sufferings.

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40 new titles added to PubMedCentral in the past 2 months

Tue, 2008-05-13 13:45

PubMedCentral has added 40 new journal titles in the past 60 days. Of these, more than half contribute open access (free) content immediately, while an additional 6 make content available within the NIH 12-month timeline. Therefore, a total of 70% of these new journals are facilitating compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy.

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Over 330 E-Books now available through Ovid Online

Tue, 2008-05-13 13:00

The Life Sciences Library is pleased to announce access to the electronic book collection available via Ovid Online. This large collection covers a broad range of disciplines in the life sciences. Books@Ovid is one of the world's largest online collection of core clinical texts. The collection may be browsed title by title or searched.

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Dr Juli Atherton: outstanding doctoral thesis

Mon, 2008-04-21 12:00

Dr Juli Atherton was recently named one of two winners of the Statistical Society of Canada's 2007 Pierre Robillard Award. This award recognises the best doctoral thesis in probability or statistics defended at a Canadian university. Congratulations to Dr Atherton!

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