Flies Could Transmit More Diseases Than We Thought

It has always been said that flies are vehicles for diseases. And this has been proven by science. However, a new review of the microbiome (number of microorganisms present in a living... Read more »

Autism and ADHD strike an increasing number of young children

The proportion of children under five with a mental disorder is on the rise in Quebec, according to a report released Tuesday by the Observatoire des Toddlers. In particular, autism spectrum disorder... Read more »

Warm temperatures favor tick proliferation

Warm temperatures favor tick proliferation The wooded areas are still very busy even though the summer season is behind us, says zoologist Andrew Hebda of the Nova Scotia Museum. “More people told... Read more »

Americans Getting HIV Diagnoses Quicker

HIV infection, the virus responsible for AIDS, is still most often diagnosed in the United States only three years on average after a person has contracted it, according to a report from... Read more »

Canadian Student Makes Breakthrough Discovery On Cancer Cells

A doctoral student in Ontario has made a breakthrough discovery that has the potential to prevent the proliferation of cancer cells. A student in Queen’s Department of Chemistry, Caitlin Miron has identified... Read more »

New Hope for ALS

Thanks to the famous “Ice Bucket Challenge,” Montreal researchers will test a new drug against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It is a molecule currently used against schizophrenia, which would be used at... Read more »