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Too Much TV at Age 2 Makes for Less Healthy Adolescents

Skipping breakfast, eating junk food and doing less well in school might all result from watching TV too young, study finds.
12-Feb-2018 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Better-Educated Men = Healthier Women and Mothers in the Developing World

In much of Africa and Asia, the more schooling a man has, the more likely his partner will take birth control or seek medical help in pregnancy, according to Canadian researchers
30-Jan-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Discovery of the 'Pioneer' That Opens the Genome

Researchers explain a cell differentiation mechanism in Nature Genetics.
23-Jan-2018 12:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cellular Seismology: Putting Vibrations on the Map

Scientists in Montreal develop a unique technique to map, on a scale of milliseconds, the elasticity of the components inside a cell.
15-Jan-2018 3:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Re-Programming Innate Immune Cells to Fight Tuberculosis

Canadian researchers’ innovative work promises to make vaccines more effective against tuberculosis and other infectious diseases like the flu.
10-Jan-2018 4:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Planets Around Other Stars Are Like Peas in a Pod

A study of 909 planets and 355 stars carried out at the W.M. Keck Observatory reveals that, unlike our solar system, other planetary systems are distinguished by strict regularity.
8-Jan-2018 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Aggression in Childhood: Rooted in Genetics, Influenced by the Environment

According to a new psychosocial study, reactive and proactive types of aggressive behaviour in 6-year-old children share most of the same genetic factors. However, their evolution over time seems to be influenced by various environmental factors,...
20-Dec-2017 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Genital and Urinary Health Problems of Sexually Abused Children: Consequences for Girls

A study in The Journal of Pediatrics by researchers at Université de Montréal reveals that sexual assault on children leads to an increase in genitourinary health problems in girls, but not boys.
19-Dec-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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