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Mortality and Cardiovascular Disease: You Don’t Have to Be an Olympic Athlete to Reduce the Many Risk Factors

A new study, whose preliminary results will be presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress and soon be published in the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, shows that even low physical fitness, up to 20% below the...
21-Oct-2016 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People Infected by Hepatitis C in Canada Have Limited Access to Direct-Acting Antivirals


A study conducted by Canadian and Australian researchers shows that nearly everywhere in Canada, the provinces and territories impose obstacles to reimbursement of new direct-acting antivirals (DAA) to treat hepatitis C by because of their cost.
14-Oct-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Brain Cancer and Leukemia: New Molecular Mechanisms Decoded


joint research published today in Nature Communications has shown new molecular causes of brain cancer and leukemia.
12-Oct-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Televiewing Predicts Social Impairment During Adolescence


Results of new study led by Linda Pagani, professor at the University of Montreal’s School of Psychoeducation, show that young children who watch too much television are at risk of victimization and social isolation and adopting violent and...
11-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Targeting Dormant HIV


Discovery of a novel, advanced technique to identify the rare cells where human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hides in patients taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is an important step forward in the search for a HIV/AIDS cure.
19-Sep-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Chronic Kidney Disease May Cause Diabetes


A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation shows that when kidneys fail, urea that builds up in the blood can cause diabetes.
11-Aug-2016 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Revolutionary Surgery for Lung Cancer


The University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) is launching a major international clinical trial to test a minimally invasive and safer surgical approach for patients with lung cancer: video-assisted thoracoscopic (VATS) lobectomy with...
11-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Relapse of Leukemia After Bone Marrow Transplantation: Cytomegalovirus Infection Has No Protective Effect

Recent studies on a small number of patients with leukemia treated with bone marrow transplantation have suggested that the presence of the common cytomegalovirus (CMV) in patients or their donors may protect against relapse or even death after the...
28-Jun-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Not All Canadians Feeling the Heat of Climate Change

While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Paris hammering out the details of the global fight against climate change, a new study out of the University of Montreal and the Trottier Energy Institute shows that Canadian attitudes are somewhat...
30-Nov-2015 7:05 AM EST

University experts available to journalists to clarify #ParisAttacks / #AttentasParis

16-Nov-2015 9:05 PM EST

Canadian University #Criminology Prof Supports #Legalization of #Marijuana. #Cdnpoli


9-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

#CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie - University Experts Available for Media Comment


16-Jan-2015 1:00 PM EST

Referendum on Scotland #Independence – University Experts Available to Speak From Quebec/Canada Perspective #Indyref #Voteyes #Voteno

16-Sep-2014 9:20 AM EDT

#WorldHepatitisDay: Experts Available


28-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

@uMontreal_News Expert Available for Media Comment on #India Elections #Indiavotes #india2014

14-May-2014 9:45 AM EDT

@uMontreal_news Experts Comment on #Quebec Election Issues #QC2014 #polqc #cdnpoli

21-Mar-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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