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VIU And McGill Partner To Create Learning And Research Opportunities In Indigenous Studies

Published: 16Oct2018

A deep and shared commitment to supporting the recommendations of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) have led McGill University and Vancouver Island University (VIU) to form a...

Why heart contractions are weaker in those with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Published: 15Oct2018

When a young athlete suddenly dies of a heart attack, chances are high that they suffer from familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Itis the most common genetic heart disease in the US and...

Youth violence lower in countries with complete ban on corporal punishment

Published: 16Oct2018

A study published today in the BMJ Open shows that in countries where there is a complete ban on all corporal punishment of children there is less fighting among young people. There was 31% less...

CBC NEWS | Young drivers who use cannabis at higher risk of collisions for at least 5 hours, McGill finds

Published: 16Oct2018

Young people who use cannabis and drive are at greater risk of being involved in a vehicular collision even if five hours have elapsed since inhaling it, according to a McGill University study...

BLOOMBERG | As Cannabis D-Day Approaches, Winners and Losers Set to Emerge

Published: 15Oct2018

Medical research: Examining the therapeutic impact of cannabidiol on chronic pain, anxiety and depression in collaboration with Montreal’s McGill University; working with the Canadian Football...

Expanded financial support for new and returning Indigenous students at McGill

Published: 15Oct2018

McGill University’s Indigenous students can now rely on dedicated financial support thanks to a new partnership with Indspire, an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of...

Brain cancer fundraiser leads to important discovery

Published: 15Oct2018

Brain cancer begins in stem cells, targeting them may prevent tumour growth...

Young Canadians face heightened crash risk after consuming cannabis, new study finds

Published: 15Oct2018

Young Canadians are more at risk of a vehicle crash even five hours after inhaling cannabis, according to results of a clinical trial conducted at the Research Institute of the McGill University...

GLOBE AND MAIL | Statistics Canada promises more detailed portrait of Canadians with fewer surveys

Published: 12Oct2018

For instance, Statscan is working with McGill University and some municipalities to test wastewater samples for evidence of THC, the substance in cannabis that produces a high. Such testing could...

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