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When Prison Workers Fall in Love with Inmates: The Taboo of Hybristophilia

A University of Montreal researcher has published a study on romantic relationships between inmates and prison employees. His study is based mainly on US and European cases. Attraction for offenders in correctional facilities – or hybristophilia...
25-Apr-2016 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Smoking and Schizophrenia: Understanding and Breaking the Cycle of Addiction

Smoking is a real problem for people with schizophrenia. A research team observed in schizophrenia smokers, when presented with appetitive cigarette images, greater neuronal activation of a specific region of the brain, the ventro-medial prefrontal...
18-Apr-2016 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Maple Syrup Protects Neurons and Nurtures Young Minds


Maple syrup protects neurons and prevents the development of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in C. elegans worms, according to a study by college students, now students at the university level, and published today in the Journal of Agricultural and...
13-Apr-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Concussion Can Alter Parent-Child Relationships

A study published in the Journal of Neuropsychology, reveals the adverse effects of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) on the quality parent-child relationships. The young brain is particularly vulnerable to injury and one of the first visible signs...
12-Apr-2016 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Do People with Alzheimer's Stop Recognizing Their Loved Ones?

A recent study has demonstrated that, beyond causing memory problems, Alzheimer’s disease also impairs visual face perception. This finding may help families better understand their loved one's inevitable difficulties and lead to new avenues to...
11-Apr-2016 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Quebeckers’ Sexual Tastes and Interests: a New Study Debunks Preconceived Notions


Findings recently published in The Journal of Sex Research contradict the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), as they demonstrate that a number of legal sexual interests and behaviors considered anomalous in...
9-Mar-2016 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Treatment : Therapeutic Approach Gives Hope for the Treatment of Multiple Myeloma

A new therapeutic approach tested by a team from Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and the University of Montreal gives promising results for the treatment of multiple myeloma, a cancer of the bone marrow currently considered incurable with conventional...
5-Feb-2016 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Teen Suicide: ADHD Medication as Prevention

Black-box warnings about the dangers of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications are confusing and could have serious consequences for the risk of youth suicide, according to researchers at the Institut universitaire en santé...
1-Feb-2016 8:05 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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