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Seniors and Sleeping Pills: Empowered Patients Choose Wisely

“Many people believe that involving patients in the decision to curtail medical treatments is expecting too much. On the contrary: we now have evidence that patients who are better informed make smarter choices.” - Dr. Cara Tannenbaum, Institut...
4/8/2014 8:40 PM EDT

Researchers Discover How the Kissing Disease Virus Hijacks Human Cells

University of Montreal researchers have discovered how a component of the Epstein Barr (EBV) virus takes over our cells gene regulating machinery, allowing the virus to replicate itself.
4/10/2014 6:00 AM EDT

I Can Haz Blood?


The surprising world of pet blood transfusions at the University of Montreal.
4/7/2014 11:50 AM EDT

Circumcision Could Prevent Prostate Cancer… if It’s Performed After the Age of 35

Researchers at the University of Montreal and the INRS-Institut-Armand-Frappier have shown that men circumcised after the age of 35 were 45% less at risk of later developing prostate cancer than uncircumcised men.
4/7/2014 6:30 AM EDT

Pharmocogenomics Has Not Fulfilled Its Promise to Developing Countries

From 1997 to 2010, despite promises made by the international scientific community, pharmacogenomic research produced few studies focusing on rare, orphan and tropical diseases prevalent in developing countries.
4/2/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Heat Waves Reduce Length of Pregnancy

When temperatures reach 32°C or higher over a period of four to seven days, the risk of early-term delivery is 27% higher than on typical summer days, according to a study led by Nathalie Auger of the University of Montreal’s Department of Social...
4/1/2014 6:45 AM EDT

Quality of Life for Couples Can Be Improved Despite PVD (vulvar vestibulitis)

Spouses who regulate their emotions together in a satisfactory manner are more fulfilled sexually, psychologically, and relationally, among couples in which the woman has provoked vestibulodynia (PVD), also known as “vulvar vestibulitis".
3/31/2014 8:00 AM EDT

Major Breakthrough in Developing New Cancer Drugs: Capturing Leukemic Stem Cells


The Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRIC) at the Université de Montréal (UdeM), in collaboration with the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital’s Quebec Leukemia Cell Bank, recently achieved a significant breakthrough thanks to the...
3/18/2014 9:00 AM EDT

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

3/21/2014 10:00 AM EDT

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

12/10/2013 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.
5/20/2011 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...
5/2/2011 11:40 AM EDT

Middle-East Peace, Civil War, and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Expert Available to Media

Marie-Joelle Zahar is associate professor of Political Science and research director at the Francophone Research Network on Peace Operations at the Université de Montréal is available for comment to the media. She specializes in the study of civil...
3/2/2011 10:00 AM EST

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