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A Television in the Bedroom?

Having a television in the bedroom during the preschool years can lead to mental and physical health problems in adolescence, a new Université de Montréal study indicates.
7-Mar-2019 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Diabetes' Sworn Enemy Could Ultimately Be a Valuable Ally

Montreal research team unravels an adaptive mechanism involved in controlling insulin action, showing that glucagon plays a crucial part in it and can thus be a protective asset.
6-Mar-2019 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Exercising Helps Seniors Stay Independent After Discharge From Hospital

Montreal health-care professionals develop 27 daily exercises for patients to stay in shape once they return home and avoid falls.
4-Mar-2019 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Goodbye to a Beauty in the Night Sky

For over a century and a half, Eta Carinae has been one of the most luminous – and most enigmatic – stars of the southern Milky Way.
11-Feb-2019 11:50 AM EST Add to Favorites


An exceptional surgical intervention

Thanks to the efforts of a pediatric medical team at CHU Sainte-Justine in Montreal, a 2-year-old girl suffering from an extreme form of hydrocephalus may someday lead a more normal life.
13-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Focus on resistance to HIV offers insight into how to fight the virus

Researchers have found that genetic mutations affecting the capsid, the structure surrounding the HIV genome, make it possible for a protein called TRIM5α to trigger the immune system of elite controllers.
30-Nov-2018 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Being Fair: The Benefits of Early Child Education

Getting a jump on a low-income child’s education can have a positive effect on social behavior even 40 years later, researchers find.
16-Nov-2018 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Treating the "bubble babies"

A new study shows that the genotype of a child with severe combined immune deficiency (SCID) affects his survival rate after stem cell transplantation from an unrelated donor.
15-Nov-2018 6:00 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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