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WP | The silent microbiome crisis

Published: 27Feb2018

Co-authored by Tobias Rees, Social Studies of Medicine at McGill University:...

LANCET | Cindy Blackstock: Advocate for First Nations children

Published: 27Feb2018

She has been called “Canada's Martin Luther King”, the “conscience of the nation”, and a “national hero”, but Cindy Blackstock bristles at the accolades. “The only reason my job exists is because...

Media advisory: Reaction to the 2018 Federal Budget

Published: 26Feb2018

Will the upcoming federal budget deliver and implement the Naylor report’s recommendations to fund and revitalize fundamental science research in Canada?...

CNN | Children playing the guitar to heal

Published: 26Feb2018

Scientific research supports theories that music is healing. "The studies show that music can create profound neurochemical and biological changes, tangible, demonstrable ones," said psychologist...

LA PRESSE | Le bilinguisme aurait des effets bénéfiques pour les autistes

Published: 26Feb2018

« Comme les enfants autistes ont souvent un retard de langage, les professionnels pensaient que le bilinguisme était contre-indiqué parce qu'il compliquerait l'acquisition du langage », explique...

SALON | U.S. gun violence is a symptom of a long historical problem

Published: 26Feb2018

(Op-ed by J.M. Opal, Associate Professor of History, McGill University) “There is no reason to think that America’s leaders will respond any differently to the latest mass shooting.”Salon | The...

CTV | The search for life on Mars begins at McGill's Macdonald Campus

Published: 26Feb2018

“There are some indications that Mars, many billions of years ago, was much warmer – and much wetter,” explained Lyle White, a McGill professor. “Where it would have been an environment that we can...

The onset of Alzheimer’s disease: the importance of family history

Published: 26Feb2018

You’re about to turn 60, and you’re fretting. Your mother has had Alzheimer’s disease since the age of 65. At what age will the disease strike you? A Canadian study published in JAMA Neurology...

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