disease

Preventing the spread of plant pandemics

Published: 21May2021

Plant diseases don’t stop at national borders and miles of oceans don’t prevent their spread, either. That’s why plant disease surveillance, improved detection systems, and global predictive...

Is video game addiction a disease? Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky weighs in

Published: 6Apr2018

The World Health Organization (WHO) plans to classify video game addiction as a disease, according to a June redefinition of their International Classification of Diseases (ICD). In the wake of...

New network in medical physics

Published: 12Aug2013

A new network that is bringing together expertise from universities, government and industry is implementing a new vision for training the next generation of medical physicists. Ultrasounds, X-rays...

Same gene can encode proteins with divergent functions

Published: 11Feb2016

By Cynthia Lee, McGill Newsroom It’s not unusual for siblings to seem more dissimilar than similar: one becoming a florist, for example, another becoming a flutist, and another becoming a physicist.

McGill researchers link mutation to psychiatric disease

Published: 10Oct2012

McGill researchers have identified a small region in the genome that conclusively plays a role in the development of psychiatric disease and obesity. The key lies in the genomic deletion of brain...

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