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A new study suggests that next generation gene sequencing may provide answers for some women dealing with recurrent pregnancy loss and prevent further miscarriages.
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Giving birth can be a joyous, yet stressful experience in the best of times – but what happens when a global public health crisis is thrown into the mix? McGill University and the University of Toronto researchers examined the effects certain pandemic policies have had on the mental health of Canadian women who gave birth during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Government of Canada and the Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) have jointly signed a Contribution Agreement which opens the door for the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network to begin operating.
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While previous research early in the pandemic suggested that vitamin D cuts the risk of contracting COVID-19, a new study from McGill University finds there is no genetic evidence that the vitamin works as a protective measure against the coronavirus.
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McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences researchers were awarded 51 Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé (FRQS) salary awards in the most recent competition, the most in the Faculty’s history. That number gave McGill more awards than any other university in the province for this round, accounting for 36% of the total awards, also a new high and up from 23% 10 years ago.
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McGill researchers are part of a new study led by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), which shows that breast cancer cells appear to exploit a process called “mRNA splicing” to produce the molecules that they need in order to metastasize.
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On May 6 and 7, 2021, more than 100 students, staff, faculty members and external guests attended the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Research Centre’s Research Day Symposium. The event provides an annual opportunity for cancer research trainees to present their work to their peers and the wider scientific community.
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Researchers at the Clinical Research Unit of The Neuro (Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital) are among the first in Montreal to investigate a promising new avenue in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Research.
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Canada CIFAR AI Chair Danilo Bzdok, researcher at the Neuro and Mila – Quebec AI Institute, and colleagues uncovered brain substrates underlying insufficient regular social support with peers that have potential implications for loneliness, substance misuse, and resilience to stress. These findings from 40,000 participants, recruited across the United Kingdom, are extending the researchers’ previous study revealing that a neural “signature” may reflect how we respond to feelings of social isolation.
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A new study, led by researchers at McGill University and published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, a journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, explores the relationship between neuropsychiatric symptoms – an early predictor of the disease that can appear years before the onset of cognitive changes – and characteristics of Alzheimer’s disease such as amyloid, tau and neurodegeneration.
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