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Parents and sleep: The struggle is real... and long

8 Feb 2021

There used to be a time when I not only fell asleep quickly, but I stayed asleep the whole night. I used to tell people “I excel at sleeping.”...

The Right Chemistry: The Most Expensive Wine in the World

5 Feb 2021

Video of Dr Joe Schwarcz talks about the most expensive wine in the world

Injections Follow the “Location, Location, Location” Cliché

29 Jan 2021

The fear of needles is a remarkably common phobia. According to different studies, it is reported in 14 to 38% of adults and in 33 to 63% of children. Even those of us who simply dislike injections...

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine - A Welcome Addition to the Toolbox

29 Jan 2021

There are several take-away’s from the Johnson & Johnson trial but most worthy is the 85% efficacy in preventing severe illness and 100% efficacy in preventing deaths in the 28 day period...

We Need Release from "Science By Press Release"

28 Jan 2021

Chances are that most of you had not heard of colchicine before recent headlines excitedly hyping its potential as a treatment for COVID-19. Unless you suffer from gout. Then you surely recognize...

Be a Donor.

28 Jan 2021

Catherine Wang is a biomedical science student at McGill University, specializing in anatomy and cell biology. ...

Some Welcome Relief in the Treatment of Pain

21 Jan 2021

This article was first published in The Montreal Gazette.

Reservations About Resveratrol

14 Jan 2021

In 1940 Japanese researcher Michio Takaoka submitted his thesis for a graduate degree in which he described studies of plants with a folkloric history of having medicinal properties. Such studies...

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