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2011-02-09 23:48:09

Two groups of lowly marine worms are related to complex species including vertebrates (such as humans) and starfish.

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2010-12-08 13:59:12

Zen meditation has many health benefits, including a reduced sensitivity to pain.

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2010-11-23 11:18:50

Pathological gamblers are risking more than their money, they are also three times more likely to commit suicide than non-betters.

2010-11-18 16:31:23

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder that differs between the sexes in terms of age at onset, symptomatology, response to medication, and structural brain abnormalities.

2010-09-20 18:56:28

A team of researchers led by Maryse Bouchard, adjunct professor at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Biology, Health, Environment and Society (CINBIOSE) of the Université du Québec à Montréal and a researcher at Sainte-Justine University Hospital, and Donna Mergler, professor emerita in the Department of Biological Sciences and a member of CINBIOSE, recently completed a study showing that children exposed to high concentrations of manganese in drinking water performed...

2010-09-14 23:25:31

New research findings from the Université de Montréal reveals that children as young as four are able to understand and use irony.

2010-06-21 20:47:19

The use of Omega-3 supplements is effective among patients with major depression who do not have anxiety disorders.

2010-05-10 15:50:00

Women most affected by condition prominent among 10 to 15 percent of Quebecers.

2010-04-19 08:38:22

Université de Montréal scientists uncover mystery in journal Nature.

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2010-04-14 08:01:09

Allergies have become a widespread in developed countries: hay fever, eczema, hives and asthma are all increasingly prevalent.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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