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Attention problems may be overreported in children with fetal alcohol syndrome disorder
Thu, 2014-04-24 10:05

Ellen’s (not her real name) adoptive parents weren’t surprised when the school counselor suggested that she might have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

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Couillard Cabinet:

McGill Principal welcomes appointments of Yves Bolduc and Jacques Daoust
Wed, 2014-04-23 16:05

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Pain curbs sex drive in female mice, but not in males

Findings could help scientists study pain-inhibited sexual desire in humans
Tue, 2014-04-22 17:09

“Not tonight, dear, I have a headache.” Generally speaking, that line is attributed to the wife in a couple, implying that women’s sexual desire is more affected by pain than men’s.

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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Office Phone: 514-398-4201

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Contact: Jeffrey Mogil
Organization: Department of Psychology
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Researchers aim to improve health of children in Ghana

Minister of International Development awards $3.5 million to support project
Thu, 2014-04-17 10:33

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Contact: Julie Fortier
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McGill experts: April 22, Earth Day

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:00

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Contact: Raphael Larocque-Cyr
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Antibiotics improve growth in children

Youngest children from most vulnerable populations benefit most
Wed, 2014-04-16 10:55

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Is global warming just a giant natural fluctuation?

Statistical analysis rules out natural-warming hypothesis with more than 99% certainty
Fri, 2014-04-11 12:24

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Contact: Prof. Shaun Lovejoy
Organization: Department of Physics
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Contact: Chris Chipello
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Statement on the death of Mr. Jim Flaherty

The McGill University community is saddened by the passing of Jim Flaherty.
Thu, 2014-04-10 18:58

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Researchers find that influenza has an Achilles’ Heel

Flu epidemics cause up to half a million deaths worldwide each year, and emerging strains continually threaten to spread to humans and cause even deadlier pandemics. A study by McGill University professor Maziar Divangahi published by Cell Press on April 10 in the journal Immunity reveals that a drug that inhibits a molecule called prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) increases survival rates in mice infected with a lethal dose of the H1N1 flu virus. The findings pave the way for an urgently needed therapy that is highly effective against the flu virus and potentially other viral infections.
Thu, 2014-04-10 12:04

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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Contact: Mary Beth O'Leary
Organization: Media Relations Cell Press/Elsevier
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How our immune system kills abnormal blood cells

Discovery could lead to new treatment avenues for leukemia and lymphoma
Tue, 2014-04-08 12:58

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Contact: Julie Langelier
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Office Phone: 514.987.5555

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
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