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2013-10-03 09:26:15

Researchers from Université Laval's Faculty of Medicine and CHU de Québec have shown that it is possible to treat venous ulcers unresponsive to conventional treatment with wound dressings made from human skin grown in vitro.

2013-09-06 23:20:32

Embrionix, manufacturer of the emSFP is proud to announce the creation of 2 new product lines (4K SFP) to support the 4K (6Gbs UHD-SDI) interface.

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.


Word of the Day
gazingstock
  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.
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