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Do You Really Have High Blood Pressure?

A study by researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) shows that more than half of family doctors in Canada are still using manual devices to measure blood pressure, a dated technology that often leads to...
20-Mar-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'Do No Harm' vs 'Legitimate Use of Force'

University of Montreal bioethicists study whether health professionals in the Canadian Armed Forces can abide by two ethics codes, civilian and military
16-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Profiting From the Fight Against Corruption

Governments get richer when NGOs band together to fight official corruption, game theorists at HEC Montréal find.
13-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Broken Pebbles Offer Clues to Paleolithic Funeral Rituals


Researchers from Canada, the U.S. and Italy uncover evidence that people in the Upper Paleolithic Period used stone spatulas to decorate the bodies of the dead with ochre
9-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

A New Immunologic and Endocrine Syndrome


After 10 years of research, a team at Université de Montréal's research centre has succeeded in deleting the Armc5 gene in experimental mice, discovering that its loss gives rise to a heretofore unidentified syndrome.
3-Feb-2017 1:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Understanding the Genetics of Human Height

A large-scale international study involving more than 300 researchers, published today in Nature, heralds the discovery of 83 genetic variations controlling human height. To discover the 83 genetic variations, the research team measured the presence...
1-Feb-2017 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Delaying Pot Smoking to Age 17 Is Better for Teens' Brains, a New Study Suggests

Adolescents who smoke marijuana as early as 14 do worse by 20 on some cognitive tests and drop out of school at a higher rate than non-smokers. But if they hold off until age 17, they're less at risk.
25-Jan-2017 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Data Show Heightened Risk of Birth Defects with Antidepressants Prescribed During Pregnancy

A new Université de Montréal study in the British Medical Journal reveals that antidepressants prescribed to pregnant women could increase the chance of having a baby with birth defects.
18-Jan-2017 10:00 AM EST 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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