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Women’s blood lipids metabolism better in countering effects of sleep apnea

Sleep apnea, which involves recurring, temporary interruptions of breathing during sleep, can disturb regulation of blood lipid levels, a key factor i…
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A cholesterol precursor mediates sensitivity to cell death by ferroptosis

A team of scientists from the University of Ottawa, and researchers from other universities and research centres around the world, have discovered tha…
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Heavy cannabis use increases risk of developing an anxiety disorder, study suggests

Twenty-seven percent of individuals who had an emergency department visit for cannabis use developed a new anxiety disorder within three years, accord…
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Researchers make links between woolly mammoths and colonization of the Americas

uOttawa professor and team go back 14,000 years to show links between mammoths and early hunter-gatherer communities
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The science behind mindfulness: How one professor embraced it for the benefit of her students

Understanding the neuroscience and physiological basis of the brain and training its networks to combat anxiety and life’s stressors
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Governing AI: Opportunities and Challenges for Global Governance

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