The number of days an expectant mother was deprived of electricity during Quebec’s Ice Storm (1998) predicts the epigenetic profile of her child, a new study finds.
Scientists from the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill...
30-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT
A team of researchers from McGill University and the Quebec government have discovered microplastics (in the form of polyethylene ‘microbeads,’ less than 2 mm in diameter) widely distributed across the bottom of the St. Lawrence River, the...
23-Sep-2014 1:05 PM EDT
A team from McGill University has discovered that people who take the most common antidepressants (such as Celexa, Paxil, Lexapro, Prozac, and Zoloft, the Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or SSRIs) are twice as likely to have dental implants...
11-Sep-2014 4:55 PM EDT
It is possible to significantly reduce water scarcity in just over 35 years, according to researchers from McGill University and Utrecht University. They outline strategies in six key areas that they believe can be combined in different ways in...
29-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT
About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what...
27-Aug-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Black carbon pollutants from wood smoke are known to trap heat near the earth’s surface and warm the climate. A new study led by McGill Professor Jill Baumgartner suggests that black carbon may also increase women’s risk of cardiovascular...
25-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Racial differences in life expectancy have declined nationally but still vary substantially across U.S. states, according to a new study by McGill University researchers. The findings, published in the journal Health Affairs, suggest that state...
31-Jul-2014 1:00 PM EDT
Researchers from McGill University and the Génome Québec Innovation Centre have achieved a technical breakthrough that should result in speedier diagnosis of cancer and various pre-natal conditions.
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The following list includes some of the McGill University experts who will be attending or presenting at the World Cancer Congress (WCC), the largest gathering of international leaders in the field of cancer, taking place in Montreal from August 27...
23-Aug-2012 12:00 PM EDT
Three strong earthquakes rocked Chile this morning, just as the country was swearing in a new president. Expert Andrew Hynes of McGill University is available for interviews.
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