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Eating protein at all three meals could help seniors stave off muscle decline

Published: 8Aug2017

Stephanie Chevalier said, for seniors, "The important point is to create three meal occasions with sufficient protein to stimulate muscle building and greater strength, instead of just one."...

Large commercial operators a growing concern in the Airbnb market, study says

Published: 8Aug2017

And contrary to the Airbnb narrative that the online booking service is about regular people sharing their homes to help pay the mortgage, there has been disproportionately large growth of full...

Newly discovered pathway for pain processing could lead to new treatments

Published: 8Aug2017

The discovery of a new biological pathway involved in pain processing offers hope of using existing cancer drugs to replace the use of opioids in chronic pain treatment, according to scientists at...

Stress heightens fear of threats from the past

Published: 8Aug2017

Recognizing threats is an essential function of the human mind — think “fight or flight” — one that is aided by past negative experiences. But when older memories are coupled with stress,...

Interview: Protests in Venezuela

Published: 7Aug2017

We learn more about the protests in Venezuela from Jose Mauricio Gaona. He is an O'Brien Fellow at McGill University. Watch video: CTV Channel News

Playing with your brain

Published: 8Aug2017

Human-computer interactions, such as playing video games, can have a negative impact on the brain, says a new Canadian study published in Molecular Psychiatry. For over 10 years, scientists have...

Speeding up SSRIs

Published: 3Aug2017

For people suffering from depression, a day without treatment can seem like a lifetime. A new study explains why the most commonly prescribed antidepressants can take as long as six weeks to have...

New research offers hope for faster acting antidepressants

Published: 3Aug2017

For people suffering from depression, a day without treatment can seem like a lifetime. A new study explains why the most commonly prescribed antidepressants can take as long as six weeks to have...

More Canadians than ever are living alone, and other takeaways

Published: 3Aug2017

Céline Le Bourdais, the Canada research chair in social statistics and family change at McGill University in Montreal, cautions that the statistics on one-person households can be misleading....

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