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Sexual Fantasies: Are You Normal?

Hoping for sex with two women is common but fantasizing about golden showers is not. That's just one of the findings from a research project that scientifically defines sexual deviation for the first time ever.
30-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

To Reap the Brain Benefits of Physical Activity, Just Get Moving!

Everyone knows that exercise makes you feel more mentally alert at any age. But do you need to follow a specific training program to improve your cognitive function? Science has shown that the important thing is to just get moving. It's that simple....
29-Oct-2014 9:50 AM EDT

One-Third of Foster Kids Returned to Their Family Are Abused Again

One in three children who have been reunified with their families after being placed in foster care will be maltreated again, according to a study into Quebec’s youth protection system. The study, the first of its kind in the world, was undertaken...
28-Oct-2014 8:05 AM EDT

Prostate Cancer Risk Reduced by Sleeping with Many Women, but Increased with Many Men

Compared to men who have had only one partner during their lifetime, having sex with more than 20 women is associated with a 28% lower risk of one day being diagnosed with prostate cancer. However, having more than 20 male partners in one's lifetime...
28-Oct-2014 6:00 AM EDT

New Nanodevice to Improve Cancer Treatment Monitoring

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In less than a minute, a miniature device developed at the University of Montreal can measure a patient's blood for methotrexate, a commonly used but potentially toxic cancer drug. Just as accurate and ten times less expensive than equipment...
27-Oct-2014 6:20 AM EDT

Sonic Hedgehog Protein Causes DNA Damage and the Development of Child Brain Tumours

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Scientists at the IRCM and the University of Montreal discovered a mechanism that promotes the progression of medulloblastoma, the most common brain tumour found in children. The team, led by Frédéric Charron, PhD, found that a protein known as...
14-Oct-2014 7:00 AM EDT

Workplace Violence in the Health Sector: What Are the Consequences?

Exposure to violence in the workplace can lead to serious consequences for health sector employees say Stéphane Guay and Nathalie Lanctôt of the Institut universitaire de santé mentale and the University of Montreal, who studied this issue in a...
9-Oct-2014 6:00 AM EDT

Childhood Eating Difficulties Could Be a Sign of Underlying Psychological Issues

Researchers at the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU Sainte-Justine children’s hospital are warning parents that difficult eaters could have underlying psychological issues, as they have found that restrictive behaviours can appear...
8-Oct-2014 6:30 AM EDT

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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

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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

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

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...
2-Mar-2011 10:00 AM EST

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