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McGill Cares webcast: Recognizing when Coping Mechanisms become Addictions

20Jan202112:00
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Join us on January 20, 2021 at noon for the next webcast in our biweekly series, McGill Cares, designed to supp/medsimcentreCategory: Faculty of Medicine Medical Simulation Centre

Addiction: abnormal communication in the brain

Published: 5Feb2013

January 29, 2013 - Addiction to cigarettes, drugs and other stimulants has been linked in the past to the brain’s frontal lobes, but now there is scientific evidence that indicates where in the...

Sex, drugs, and rock & roll chemistry in the brain

Published: 8Feb2017

The same brain-chemical system that mediates feelings of pleasure from sex, recreational drugs, and food is also critical to experiencing musical pleasure, according to a study by McGill University...

Unleashing the watchdog protein

Published: 9May2013

Research opens door to new drug therapies for Parkinson’s disease

American Placebo

Published: 6Oct2015

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.

BEWARE: off-label prescription drug use

Published: 2Nov2015

A new study led by researchers in Canada sheds light on the effects of off-label use of prescription drugs with the first-ever investigation in adult populations.

Lupus drugs carry no significant cancer risk

Published: 25Jan2013

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), commonly known as lupus, is an autoimmune disease in which the body's immune system attacks healthy tissue such as the skin, joints, kidneys and the brain,...

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