The cure for Alzheimer’s disease has been maddeningly elusive. But a recent discovery by McGill researcher Judes Poirier points to a new strategy with huge potential.
Ian Gold, BA’84, MA’87, and Joel Gold, MDCM’95, explore a peculiar delusion that causes people to believe that they’re the stars of a reality TV show.
Tom Naylor says his new book, Counterfeit Crime: Criminal Profits, Terror Dollars, and Nonsense, is his “angriest and most cynical” to date. And for the consistently controversial economics professor, that’s saying something.
According to a recent study by McGill researcher Lisa Kakinami, there seems a link between parenting practices and the risk of childhood obesity.
Even seasoned diplomats can be frustrated in their efforts to understand Pakistan. McGill professor T.V. Paul‘s new book offers a fresh perspective on one of the world’s most strategically important countries.
McGill professor Colin Chapman is an anthropologist, not a medical expert, but his extracurricular efforts are having a major impact on the health of people who live near Uganda’s Kibale National Park.
Harvard University nutrition expert Walter Willett played a pivotal role in sounding the alarm about trans fats. Now, he’s raising questions about milk.
Pain isn’t predictable. We don’t all experience it the same way. Luda Diatchenko, McGill’s new Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics, is a leading expert on why that’s the case.
Recent research by McGill psychiatry professor Marco Leyton points to telltale differences in the brains of those at risk of developing drinking problems. A more pronounced dopamine response to alcohol might be a crucial warning sign.
McGill’s Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montreal will be assembling scholars from a wide variety of fields to examine what makes this unique city tick.