In the last decade, 7 million hectares of boreal forest in Eastern Canada have been destroyed by the voracious insect known as the spruce budworm. And the outbreak is heading south again this spring, leaving devastation and fires in its wake.
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A training program to improve obstetrical management reduced the number of medically unjustified caesareans and generated significant savings for the healthcare system in Quebec (Canada), in addition to improving the quality of healthcare provided...
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Metformin, the most widely used drug to treat type 2 diabetes, could potentially be used to treat symptoms of Fragile X syndrome, an inherited form of intellectual disability and a cause of some forms of autism.
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Chemists from Italy and Canada specializing in nanotechnology create a molecular
slingshot that could shoot drugs at precise locations in the human body once triggered by specific disease markers.
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College students and other 18-to-25's aren't getting the attention they need to avoid taking up smoking, says University of Montreal PhD candidate Thierry Gagné, who wrote a paper on the subject.
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Getting the right organ to the right recipient is always a challenge. University of Montreal scientists think artificial intelligence can help.
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Dr. André Veillette and his team have discovered why immunotherapy would work in some patients and not at all in others. The discovery published in the prestigious journal Nature.
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Divorcing parents, a car accident, a job layoff or any other major stressful event can provoke adolescents to quit their studies, a new UdeM study shows .
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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...
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