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Long-Term Cannabis Consumption Increases Violent Behaviour in Young People in Psychiatric Care

A new study on cannabis use that involved 1,136 patients (from 18 to 40 years of age) with mental illnesses who had been seen five times during the year after discharge from a psychiatric hospital demonstrates that sustained used of cannabis is...
6-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Are You Happy You Voted – or Didn't?

An analysis of 22 election-period surveys in five countries shows that people who cast a ballot are much more glad they did than people who abstain.
22-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Why Do People in New Democracies Stop Voting?

An exhaustive study of legislative elections in all 91 democracies that were born around the world from 1939 to 2015 finds that in half of them, there was a substantial decline in voter turnout. But what actually caused people to stay home depended...
22-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

HIV-AIDS: Following Your Gut

Researchers find a way to reduce replication of the AIDS virus in the gastrointestinal tract.
14-Sep-2017 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Deprescribing Gets Support From Canada's Seniors, Survey Shows

A majority of Canadians over 65 think "deprescribing" should be a national government priority .
15-Sep-2017 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Playing Action Video Games Can Actually Harm Your Brain

It's true they're good for short-term memory, but "shooter" games could also cause atrophy in the brain, according to Canadian researchers.
2-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Way Found to Boost Immunity in Fight Cancer and Infections

Medical professor Christopher Rudd and his research team have identified a key new mechanism that regulates the ability of T-cells of the immune system to react against foreign antigens and cancer.
19-Jul-2017 1:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Diesel Is Now Better Than Gas

Regulators, take note: A new international study shows that modern diesel passenger cars emit fewer carbonaceous particulates than gasoline-powered vehicles.
17-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT 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

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9-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST

#CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie - University Experts Available for Media Comment

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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

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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

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