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  • The 2016 Sanofi Pasteur Medal of Excellence in Health Research Journalism was awarded in June as part of the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Science Writers’ Association, which was held at the University of Guelph in Guelph, ON.

    Although this year’s winner, Quebec Science writer Marine Corniou, could not attend, CHR board chair Tim Lougheed described her accomplishment for the...

    2016
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Summer 2016
  • An age-related drop in body temperature may aggravate the main manifestations of Alzheimer’s disease (AD), suggests a study by Université de Laval researchers. Although the phenomenon was demonstrated using transgenic mice, researchers believe that the
    findings are convincing enough to warrant further investigation in humans.

    “We know that the incidence of Alzheimer’s is low before...

    2016
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Summer 2016
  • Stem cells were but a glint in the medical community’s eye in 1988 when rap pioneers Public Enemy released their hit song Don’t Believe the Hype.

    In the intervening years, the wonder of stem cell research has come to dominate headlines, and for good reason – the potential medical applications are almost limitless. The song, on the other hand, has become ever more prophetic in a...

    2016
    Published in Future Health, a quarterly publication of Canadians for Health Research in Summer 2016