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2010-04-12 14:56:01

An international study led by Université de Montréal scientists suggests that gene mutations may predispose some individuals to schizophrenia and provides new clues about the causes of this ambiguous disorder.

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2010-04-12 11:05:00

An innovative treatment using stem cells undergoes testing at the research center of the CHUM, in collaboration with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital.

2010-03-08 09:39:23

New study from Universite de Montreal and VGTI may lead to improved defenses.

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2010-02-24 12:45:00

People can reduce their sensitivity to pain by thickening their brain, according to a new study published in a special issue of the American Psychological Association journal, Emotion.

2010-02-22 13:59:08

Moving to Canada could be hazardous for the health of young immigrants.

2010-02-16 14:57:53

According to a Nature Genetics study, an international group of researchers has used genomics to decode the blueprint of Plasmodium falciparum – a strain of malaria most resistant to drugs that causes the most deaths around the world.

2010-02-09 16:32:27

The research group of Dr. François Robert, a researcher at the Institut de recherches cliniques de Montréal (IRCM), in collaboration with the team of Dr. Daniel Durocher (Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute and University of Toronto) accomplished a technical breakthrough: they mapped all the fragile sites of a living organism, the budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

2010-01-27 11:18:48

A new study has found that Vitamin D, readily available in supplements or cod liver oil, can counter the effects of Crohn's disease.

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2010-01-26 14:23:43

A Université de Montréal research team is developing a pill composed of leptin, the protein that tells our brain to stop eating.

2010-01-21 16:56:51

A study published in today's online edition the American Journal of Human Genetics, allowed the first identification of a new form of adult onset muscular dystrophy.


Word of the Day
logocentrism
  • The analysis of literature, focusing on the words and grammar to the exclusion of context or literary merit.
The word 'logocentrism' is a blend of logo- +‎ centrism.
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