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ALS NEWS TODAY | Patient advocacy groups worldwide plan events to mark Rare Disease Day, Feb. 28

Published: 21Feb2018

Outside the U.S., McGill University in Montreal, Canada, will host its Rare Disease Day 2018 event, at which half a dozen speakers from the rare disease community will give talks on research,...

STAT | New study raises questions about early-stage cancer therapies for children

Published: 21Feb2018

At this early stage, the potential for harm is real while the benefits are only surrogate measures, said Kimmelman, an associate professor of biomedical ethics at McGill University. One such...

ATLANTIC | Donald Trump's language is reshaping American politics

Published: 20Feb2018

Republicans—and some liberals—downplay the significance of the president’s outbursts. But his words are quietly radicalizing both the left and right, with untold consequences for the future of...

LA PRESSE + | Ces étudiants qui créent des entreprises

Published: 20Feb2018

L’entrepreneuriat sur les campus est en effervescence aux États-Unis comme au Canada. Montréal n’échappe pas à la frénésie. Notre journaliste André Dubuc a fait la tournée des universités. Voici ce...

CTV | Neuroscience funding to provide common platform for Canadian researchers

Published: 20Feb2018

Ottawa has announced a new fund to connect all Canadian brain scientists. Fifteen universities across the country doing research into the hundreds of different types of brain diseases and disorders...

Products derived from plants offer potential as dual-targeting agents for experimental cerebral malaria

Published: 20Feb2018

Malaria, a life-threatening disease usually caused when parasites from the Plasmodium family enter the bloodstream of a person bitten by a parasite-carrying mosquito, is a severe health threat...

CBC | Reclaiming the Indigenous roots of lacrosse

Published: 19Feb2018

Allan Downey, an assistant professor of history at McGill University, says lacrosse touches all aspects of life in many Indigenous cultures and helps explain everything from how the world came to...

POLICY OPTIONS | The real “justice” denied to Boushie

Published: 19Feb2018

The public conversation overlooks how the entirety of Colten’s life, as an Indigenous person, was lived without justice....

The Neuro joins neuroscience data sharing partnership

Published: 19Feb2018

Canadian Open Neuroscience Platform will make disseminating and publishing data easier...

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