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Sleep Quality Influences the Cognitive Performance of Autistic and Neurotypical Children


One night of poor sleep significantly decreases performance on intelligence tests in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and also in neurotypical children (without ASD).
28-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

You’re Driving Yourself to Burnout, Literally


In terms of your mental health, University of Montreal industrial relations researcher Annie Barreck identifies the best ways to get yourself to work.
25-May-2015 9:05 PM EDT

Cannabis Use Can Be Prevented, Reduced or Delayed


Contrary to some popular beliefs, marijuana is harmful to adolescent brains. Researchers have found that targeting at-risk youth through school programmes can limit their use of this drug.
22-May-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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 Centre and the University of Montreal.
20-May-2015 4:05 AM EDT

New Risk Factor for Pregnancies


Women who were born preterm have a higher risk of giving birth to preterm children, according to a study, published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology, from researchers of the CHU Sainte-Justine and the University of Montreal.
19-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Every Bite You Take, Every Move You Make, Astrocytes Will Be Watching You


Chewing, breathing, and other regular bodily functions that we undertake “without thinking” actually do require the involvement of our brain, but the question of how the brain programs such regular functions intrigues scientists. Arlette Kolta,...
14-May-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Damming and Damning Haemorrhagic Diseases


Rift Valley fever virus’ proteins imitate human DNA repair factors, say University of Montreal scientists. Using drugs to dam this chemical reaction would condemn the disease’s infectiousness.
11-May-2015 7:05 AM EDT

Researchers “Un-Can” the HIV Virus


the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a bit like a hermetically sealed tin can no one has yet been able to break open, the good news is that researchers have identified a way to use a “can opener” to force the virus to open up and to expose...
4-May-2015 3:00 PM EDT

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16-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

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16-Sep-2014 9:20 AM EDT

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28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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14-May-2014 9:45 AM EDT

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21-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

University Expert Opinion: Fearing Children Might Be Taken Away, Anti-Zionist Hasidim Flee Quebec

10-Dec-2013 8:00 AM EST

Experts Comment Ruling That Ends Sperm Donor Anonymity

University of Montreal experts are available to comment to journalists about Thursday’s decision by the Supreme Court of British Columbia that will effectively end anonymity for sperm donors.
20-May-2011 11:45 AM EDT

Expert Opinion: Death of Osama Ben Laden Outdated

Dr. Samir Saul is a professor of history at the University of Montreal whose research focuses on the contemporary Arab world, contemporary France and the history of international relations. He is available to comment on Sunday’s killing of Osama...
2-May-2011 11:40 AM EDT

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