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2013-01-16 22:16:41

Genetics plays a major role in peer rejection and victimization in early elementary school.

2012-09-19 15:15:05

Kangaroo Mother Care -- a technique in which a breastfed premature infant remains in skin-to-skin contact with the parent's chest rather than being placed in an incubator -- has lasting positive impact on brain development, revealed Université Laval researchers in the October issue of Acta Paediatrica.

2012-03-29 02:10:12

A study by Université Laval's Maurice Doyon and French and American researchers shows that U.S. consumers know surprisingly more about the fat content of the foods they buy than their French counterparts.

2011-12-06 22:55:36

Researchers from the CHUQ research center and Université Laval have discovered the likely cause of essential tremor (ET), a neurological disorder that affects more than 10 million North Americans.

Insomnia Runs In The Family
2011-09-12 09:44:25

A study presented today at the 4th World Congress on Sleep Medicine reveals that the risk of insomnia is 67% higher in people from families in which at least one member is an insomniac.

2011-09-08 15:15:23

Sleep disorders affect 40% of adult Canadians according to a study conducted by Université Laval researchers under the supervision of Dr. Charles M. Morin.

2011-08-25 12:28:00

A diet rich in omega-3s reduces the severity of brain damage after a stroke.

2011-08-10 07:30:00

Patient recruitment progressing for KIACTA(TM) Confirmatory Phase III Clinical Trial LAVAL, QC, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - BELLUS Health Inc.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.