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Doctors may be making decisions based on incomplete information published in some of the most prestigious medical journals because conflicts of interest between researchers and drug companies are not being fully disclosed, a new Canadian study has found.
It's all too familiar: researchers announce the discovery of a new drug that eradicates disease in animals. Then, a few years later, the drug bombs in human trials.
The feds spend way more than they should and they take in way less revenue - many hundreds of millions of dollars in total - as a result of what sounds like a small flaw in the way they measure inflation.
Montreal Gazette (blog) - When Jackie Robinson came to play - John Thompson explores baseball and race at McGill
On the heels of last week's tribute to Jackie Robinson, historian John H. Thompson comes to McGill to talk about race, baseball and the Montreal Royals player who broke the colour ban in professional baseball.
Karl Moore of the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University, Talking Management for the Globe and Mail speaks with Monique Leroux who is the Chair and CEO of the Desjardins Group.
In Montreal, Boston and Toronto, scientists are trying to understand the relationship between genes and concussions, but the work is still in its infancy… Dr. Scott Delaney at McGill University says the boxing studies have created discussion that boxers should undergo blood testing to see if they should be allowed to step into the ring.
Baby Boomers have been bucking social conventions and defining new market trends since the 1960s. Now they’re reinventing retirement as well, a new McGill study shows.
(Op-ed) Imad Mansour teaches Department of Political Science at McGill University: "While civilian deaths in Libya are regrettable, the Libyans need to carry this revolt through on their own."
An evaluation of Canada's anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing regime over the past decade suggests government institutions still don't share enough information among themselves.
Montreal Gazette (blog) - Honouring Carrie Derrick, Canada's first female professor on International Women's Day
Carrie Derrick was a botanist, gardener, suffragette, social reformer and founder of McGill's Genetics Department.
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day, Jennifer Hunter of the Star's editorial board selects the 10 most influential Canadian women of the past century…
On the eve of International Womens Day, two women researchers Aishwarya Lakshmi Ratan and Alefia Merchant have made it to Massachusetts Institute of Technology's prestigious India Technology Review 35 list for 2011 for their innovative work…
A diet that is low in folic acid - a B vitamin also known as folate - could set the stage for colorectal cancer, according to researchers at McGill University in Montreal.
Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan were hospitalized for traumatic brain injury between 2006 and 2009 at almost three times the rate of Americans fighting there in earlier years before the war escalated, according to a National Defence study obtained by The Globe and Mail…