Health and medicine news
Could depression in adulthood be tied to a parent’s level of education? A new study led by Amélie Quesnel-Vallée, a medical sociologist from McGill University, suggests this is the case.
The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Foundation, the Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation and the Fondation du Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal (CHUM) announced today that TD Canada Trust is donating $2 million to the Joint Corporate Campaign. The funds will be used to support the redevelopment projects of the two academic healthcare institutions.
There is one thing we know for sure about antioxidants. They sell products. Unfortunately that is just about the only thing we know for sure about this fascinating class of chemicals.
La Presse - Personnalités de l'avenir : Alexandre Allard et Danny Luong : S'attaquer au polystyrène une bactérie à la fois
C'était en septembre 2010, à Stockholm. Devant une salle bondée, deux cégépiens de Québec ont reçu des mains de la princesse Victoria de Suède le premier prix du Stockholm Junior Water Prize.
Dr. Marianna M. Newkirk, Associate Dean (Research) in the Faculty of Medicine, has been appointed McGill’s delegate to the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), as of January 2012.
In a new paper published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research, researchers from McGill University and the University of Montreal reported on how the diabetes drug metformin potentially reduces cancer risk.
A devastating neurodegenerative disease that first appears in toddlers just as they are beginning to walk has been traced to defects in mitochondria, the ‘batteries’ or energy-producing power plants of cells.
In-vitro fertilization and genetic testing are increasingly used, including in Canada, by couples capable of conceiving naturally, to screen out not just catastrophic diseases but other ‘undesirable' conditions. Will the future see a genetic elite rise above the messy, natural masses, and is that so bad?
Tribal Nova and McGill develop interactive and participative reading method in conjunction with HarperCollins Publishers
Tribal Nova and the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders at McGill University have combined their expertise in a research and development project that focuses on interactive and participative reading on the iPad, in conjunction with HarperCollins Publishers.
On pense avoir identifié des gènes responsables de l'insomnie. La nuit blanche est-elle davantage une tare innée ou plutôt un cumul de facteurs environnementaux sur lesquels on peut toujours avoir prise.