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Making waves with groundbreaking brain research

New research by Jason Gallivan and Randy Flanagan suggests that when deciding which of several possible actions to perform, the human brain plans multiple actions simultaneously prior to selecting one of them to execute.

Jul 03, 2015
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Cell phone use may reduce male fertility

Men who have been diagnosed with poor sperm quality and who are trying to have children should limit their cell phone use. Researchers have found that while cell phone use appears to increase the level of testosterone circulating ...

May 19, 2011
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Improving care for critically ill older patients

A new joint study by Queen's and the University of Calgary aims to create a framework to assist intensive care physicians in partnering with patient's families, to enable and empower them as advocates and participants in ...

Aug 05, 2016
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Doubling up to fight pain

Queen's University researcher Ian Gilron has uncovered a more effective way of treating fibromyalgia, a medical condition characterized by chronic widespread pain typically accompanied by fatigue, as well as sleep, mood and ...

Jul 13, 2016
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