Studies and Analyses

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World's Fish Catches are Being Wasted as Animal Feed

Lead author Dr. Jacqueline Alder, senior author Dr. Daniel Pauly, and colleagues urge that other foods be used to feed farmed animals so that these “forage…

Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Study Shows Brain Functions Same Way Awake Or Asleep

The evidence comes from a study, to appear online this month in the journal Human Brain Mapping, of 11 healthy male and female participants whose rapid eye…

Improved poverty analysis

In areas of extreme poverty it is often difficult to determine the standard of living. During her doctoral research in Uganda, Nicky Pouw developed a method to…

Study reveals factors of exceptional health in old age

Elderly people who have a positive outlook, lower stress levels, moderate alcohol consumption, abstention from tobacco, moderate to higher income and no…

A million people suffer from tinnitus — in province of Quebec alone

Université de Montréal Professor Sylvie Hébert is conducting a study exploring the root causes of tinnitus, a condition that creates the perception of sound in…

Pain automatically activates facial muscle groups

A study has found that people who facially express pain in a more intense way are not exaggerating if their perception of a painful stimulation is controlled….

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