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Discovery of a treatment to block the progression of multiple sclerosis
A drug that could halt the progression of multiple sclerosis may soon be developed thanks to a discovery by a team at the CHUM Research Cent
Rift Valley fever virus' proteins imitate human DNA repair factors
A potential mechanism to combat diseases caused by haemorrhagic fever viruses has been discovered by researchers at the University of Montre
Le somnambulisme se transmet du parent à l'enfant, selon une étude de l'...
Une nouvelle étude de l'Université de Montréal renforce les hypothèses voulant que les enfants de parents somnambules aient plus de risques
Lack of safety at school and poverty linked to childhood obesity
A lack of safety at school is one of the correlates of childhood obesity, say researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated R
Peanut-allergic children are more at risk of exposure at home than at sc...
Children who are allergic to peanuts are far more likely to be exposed to them in their own homes that at school, says University of Montrea
What makes a child feel unsafe in their neighbourhood?
Differences in the way children and adults perceive the world extend to their sense of safety in their social and physical environments and
Impact of domestic violence on women's mental health
In addition to their physical injuries, women who are victims of domestic violence are also at a greater risk of mental health problems such
Magnetic nanoparticles open blood-brain barrier for delivery of therapeu...
Researchers have developed a technique using magnetic nanoparticles that opens the door to allow therapeutic molecules to cross the blood-br
Old blood as good as fresh in patients with life-threatening illnesses
Just like milk and many other foods, blood used for transfusions is perishable. But contrary to popular belief, new research shows that bloo
Psychopathic violent offenders' brains can't understand punishment
Psychopathic violent offenders have abnormalities in the parts of the brain related to learning from punishment, according to an MRI study l
How does the brain adapt to the restoration of eyesight?
Recent scientific advances have meant that eyesight can be partially restored to those who previously would have been blind for life. Howeve
Men's diets are related to local offerings, unlike women's
Canadian men's eating habits are associated with the availability of healthy food sources in their residential neighbourhood but women's are
Women, quitting smoking for New Years? Time it with your period
The menstrual cycle appears to have an effect on nicotine cravings, according to a new study by Adrianna Mendrek of the University of Montre
El ciclo menstrual puede condicionar las ganas de fumar de las mujeres
Investigadores de la Universidad de Montreal, en Canadá, aseguran que el ciclo menstrual puede condicionar las ganas de fumar de las mujeres
Mesdames, pour arrêter de fumer, évitez la fin de vos règles…
Arrêter de fumer n’est pas une mince affaire. Et pour les femmes, l’obstacle serait encore plus difficile à surmonter… à certains moments de
Current practices in reporting on behavioural genetics can mislead the p...
'Media reports about behavioural genetics unintentionally induce unfounded beliefs, therefore going against the educational purpose of scien