health

National study to collect data on aging adults’ experiences during COVID-19 pandemic

Published: 22Apr2020

How does a pandemic affect the physical and psychological health of adults as they age? Does COVID-19 have an impact on the delivery of regular health-care services? Does a COVID-19 infection lead...

As rural China rapidly adopts clean energy, use of traditional wood and coal stoves persists

Published: 5Dec2019

Old habits are hard to break. A McGill-led study of replacement of traditional wood and coal burning stoves with clean energy in China suggests that, without a better understanding of the reasons...

Why heart contractions are weaker in those with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Published: 15Oct2018

When a young athlete suddenly dies of a heart attack, chances are high that they suffer from familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM). Itis the most common genetic heart disease in the US and...

Youth violence lower in countries with complete ban on corporal punishment

Published: 16Oct2018

A study published today in the BMJ Open shows that in countries where there is a complete ban on all corporal punishment of children there is less fighting among young people. There was 31% less...

15-minutes of exercise creates optimal brain state for mastering new motor skills

Published: 9Jul2018

If you want to learn to walk a tightrope, it’s a good idea to go for a short run after each practice session. That’s because a recent study in NeuroImage demonstrates that exercise performed...

World Maternal Mental Health Day

24 Apr 2018

Why are you interested in maternal mental health especially in pregnancy?

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