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Cannabis: It Matters How Young You Start

Canadian researchers find that boys who start smoking pot before 15 are much more likely to have a drug problem at 28 than those who start at 15 or after.
18-May-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Multiple Myeloma: A Bold Study to Make Allografting Safer and More Efficient

Dr. Jean Roy hopes to someday cure patients with multiple myeloma, one of the most common (and still incurable) bone marrow cancers, thanks to a new molecule called UM171 discovered by scientists at Université de Montréal.
11-May-2018 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Stay Safe, Take the Bus

A Montreal study reveals that people who travel by car are four times more likely to be injured than people who travel by city bus. Buses are safer for cyclists and pedestrians, too.
8-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Mercury Rising: Are the Fish We Eat Toxic?

Canadian researchers say industrial sea fishing may be exposing people in coastal and island nations to excessively high levels of mercury.
3-May-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Surviving Climate Change, Then and Now

An archeological dig in Italy reveals that prehistoric humans made it through a major natural disaster by cooperating with each other – and that's a lesson for our future.
16-Apr-2018 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rare Brain Disease in Children: Major Breakthroughs in Rasmussen’s Encephalitis

Researchers at Université de Montréal and the research centres of the CHUM and CHU Sainte-Justine are banding together to conquer this rare orphan pediatric disease. They have recently proven what scientists had already suspected: the disease is...
10-Apr-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Better Understanding ALS by Looking at How Cells Change

Eight years in the making, a discovery by neuroscientists in Montreal highlights the value of long-term, fundamental research and provides important information for future drug targets.
15-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Staying Clean Keeps Seafish Smart

"Vet" service provided by smaller fish is key to keeping coral reefs healthy, a Canadian study finds
5-Mar-2018 12:05 PM 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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