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Anti-immigrant protests in Canada shaped by more than just U.S. events: experts

Published: 22Aug2017

Laura Madokoro, a history professor at McGill University, noted that Vancouver saw widespread anti-immigrant sentiment during the 1907 riots, which may make the city more vigilant of rising...

Artificial intelligence predicts dementia before onset of symptoms

Published: 22Aug2017

Imagine if doctors could determine, many years in advance, who is likely to develop dementia. Such prognostic capabilities would give patients and their families time to plan and manage treatment...

Hypertension during pregnancy may affect women’s long-term cardiovascular health

Published: 21Aug2017

Women who experience hypertension during pregnancy face an increased risk of heart disease and hypertension later in life, according to a new study.

Solar eclipse in Montreal: when and how to watch

Published: 21Aug2017

McGill University astronomer Kelly Lepo has a trick for seeing the eclipse with the help of nature. Place yourself underneath a leafy tree, she says, and watch the ground. The holes in the leaves...

Back-to-school experts

Published: 18Aug2017

Minorities and bullying...

NAFTA: Everything you wanted to know

Published: 17Aug2017

Confused by NAFTA? You're not alone. McGill poli-sci professor Krzysztof Pelc joins host Rebecca Ugolini to take your questions and demystify the agreement, which is under renegotiation....

MUHC study calls for action to help adolescents with diabetes transition to adult care

Published: 17Aug2017

Adolescence can be a turbulent period of life, with struggles to establish autonomy, identity issues and risk-taking behaviours. For young adults with a chronic illness such as type 1 diabetes,...

Advocates say Nova Scotia has some of highest barriers to abortion

Published: 15Aug2017

Jennifer Fishman, associate professor in the biomedical ethics unit of the social studies of medicine department at McGill University, said the ethical problems that arise from making women wait...

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