The rewarding effects of endurance activity are modulated by leptin, a key hormone in metabolism. Leptin inhibits physical activity through dopamine neurons in the brain.
Researchers find that the brain cells most at risk in the disease consume unusually high amounts of energy, gradually exhausting and killing themselves.
Temporary visual deprivation shortly after birth induces permanent auditory responses in the visual area of the brain.
While there are many worthy candidates for this honour, only 20 researchers have been selected.
Researchers highlight the important role of inferential confusion and dissociative experiences, which are signs that best predict OCD symptoms.
Major clinical study targeting illnesses linked to excessive fat in blood published by University of Montreal researchers
On the eve of World Hepatitis Day, Montreal scientist Naglaa Shoukry is awarded a major grant to head a national network aiming to reduce the spread of hepatitis C in Canada.
Research shows that each hour of TV watching at 29 months predicts an increased risk of being victimized by classmates in sixth grade.