Charles Bourque

As harmful as dehydration?

Published: 22May2018

We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. It is known that excess fluid accumulation can lead to dangerously low sodium...

Brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst before sleep

Published: 28Sep2016

The brain’s biological clock stimulates thirst in the hours before sleep, according to a study published in the journal Nature by McGill University researchers.

What’s behind your thirst?

Published: 15Oct2015

Discovery advances our understanding of how our brain controls body hydration and temperature