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Increased depression and suicidal behaviour risk for young cannabis users

New international study reveals percentage of young cannabis users are gambling with risk of depression or suicidal behaviour

Can't sleep? Fruit flies and energy drinks offer new clues

Sleep is an essential behavioural state in animals ranging from invertebrates to humans. It is critical for immune function, stable metabolism...

RI-MUHC students find new ways to bridge gap between schools and research community

Six trainees from the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) took up the Cooperathon open innovation...

Safe cannabis pain relief without the “high”

In the wake of cannabis legalization, a team of scientists at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) and McGill...

Cannabis and brain development

Dr. Gabriella Gobbi, psychiatrist and researcher from the Brain Repair and Integrative Neuroscience Program (BRaIN) at...

It’s au revoir, not goodbye, to the RI-MUHC summer students

They may be Montreal high school students, international medical residents, or students at any level in between. Their summer research...

Engaging the Public Where They Live: Lessons for Better Science Communication from Media Personalities and Strategists

A student-run non-profit that works to foster the student voice in science policy and evidence-informed policy-making in Canada, last year the...

Thinking beyond the barriers of our workspace: A lectern for the BRaIN Program

How does a lectern become a multidisciplinary work of art that all but speaks for itself? Everything evolving from the Convergence...

Canadians are aging well, but ...

It's not every day that one receives a call from a researcher asking if they want to participate in a study on aging for the next 20 years of their...

As harmful as dehydration?

We are all familiar with the drawbacks of dehydration, but we rarely hear about the harmful effects of overhydration. It is known...

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