Distinguishing between healthy living and fitness fads

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At this year’s Manulife Prize ceremony, Jean-Pierre Després, Professor of Kinesiology at Université Laval and winner of the 2018 Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health, presented an overview of his research, emphasizing the prevailing gap between science and so-called healthy living practices.

Hot Cities 2018: Getting “hotter” every year       

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Genevieve Cote, a U3 BCom student, gives a first-person account of Prof. Karl Moore’s most recent Hot Cities tour with BCom students – to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi.

Like babies, eggs send signals when “hungry”

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A team at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre is decoding the secrets of how ova grow and stay fertile.

Tackling adherence to treatment on several fronts

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An innovative trial combines digital technology and coaching to improve adherence to treatment among young kidney transplant patients.

Some important things to know about HPV

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March 4 marked the first International HPV Awareness Day, a day to raise awareness of HPV and the knowledge we have gained regarding the prevention of HPV-related diseases.

Nagano conducts stellar McGill Symphony performance

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Last night, under the demanding baton of Montreal Symphony Orchestra conductor Kent Nagano, the McGill Symphony Orchestra delivered a standout performance in front of a nearly full 2,100-seat house.

Take risks, create rules, and listen to customers

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Engineering alumni share the lessons they’ve learned from their start-up experiences with students at the recent John D. Thompson Entrepreneurial Development Seminar.

New exhibition traces 200 years of vaccination debate

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Vaccination: Fame, Fear, and Controversy, 1798-1998, a new exhibition showcasing the scientific and emotional debate and arguments over vaccination, shows that even with the success of eliminating smallpox, the core arguments in the vaccine debate haven’t changed much in 200 years.

Studying abroad enhances learning experience

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Established in 2013, by a generous commitment from McGill alumni Joseph Schull and Anna Yang, the McGill International Experience Awards (MIEA) is an ambitious initiative that provides students with the unique opportunity to study abroad.

The many faces of McGill

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We’ve compiled a short, 20-question quiz to see how well you know your campus. Match the gargoyles, stone faces and statuary in each picture with a McGill building.