Abstinence is the best way to avoid drug addiction. But in many societies, drug use is the norm, not the exception, especially by youth. What keeps the majority of users from becoming addicted? How drugs are taken has something to do with it,...
3-Aug-2015 6:05 AM EDT
By blocking the expression of a certain gene in patients, University of Montreal researchers have contributed to the demonstration of great decreases in the concentration of triglycerides in their blood, even in various severe forms of...
29-Jul-2015 1:05 PM EDT
High-fat feeding can cause impairments in the functioning of the mesolimbic dopamine system, says Stephanie Fulton of the University of Montreal and the CHUM Research Centre (CRCHUM.) This system is a critical brain pathway controlling motivation.
13-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Canadian and British researchers have discovered that chromosomes play an active role in animal cell division. This occurs at a precise stage – cytokinesis – when the cell splits into two new daughter cells.
13-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Regular, structured extracurricular sports seem to help kids develop the discipline they need in order to engage effectively in the classroom, according to a new study led by Linda Pagani of the University of Montreal and its affiliated CHU...
25-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT
While cannabis alters the functions of neurobiological circuits controlling appetite, its effect on weight gain is complex since several factors appear to be involved, says Didier Jutras-Aswad, University of Montreal professor and researcher at the...
30-Jun-2015 7:05 AM EDT
In addition to its effect on chronic tics, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can change the brain function of people with Tourette syndrome.
22-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Astronomers have successfully commissioned a new type of optic that can reveal the image of an exoplanet next to its parent star.
22-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT
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Referendum on Scotland #Independence – University Experts Available to Speak From Quebec/Canada Perspective #Indyref #Voteyes #Voteno
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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
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