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Joël Macoir and his team develop a simple and easy test to detect language impairments associated with neurodegeneratives diseases

Professor Joël Macoir and his team published in a recent edition of the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease & Other Dementias a tool they have developed to screen for language impairments that are associated with neurodegenerative diseases.  This test, which can be administered in five minutes, will allow doctors and nurses to identify people suffering from Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia associated with ageing.  

Benoit Labonté publishes an article in Nature Medicine showing differences in the brains of depressed men and women

Benoit Labonté

Benoit Labonté

Benoit Labonté published results in the prestigious journal Nature Medicine showing that depression is expressed differently in the brains of men and women.  In this article, in which he is the first author, Benoit Labonté explains: "Depression affect the activity of neurons in different regions of the brain.  In men and women, the genes expressed in depression were very different, and were the same only in 5 to 10% of the cases.


[Influence of the internet on eating disorders in teenagers]., Ntwengabarumije, Frédéric, Gingras Nathalie, and Bélanger Richard E. , Soins Psychiatr, 2017 Jul - Aug, Volume 38, Issue 311, p.21-24, (2017)

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