Douglas Mental Health University Institute

The Douglas Mental Health University Institute (formerly the Douglas Hospital and originally the Protestant Hospital for the Insane) is a Canadian psychiatric hospital located in the borough of Verdun in the city of Montreal, Quebec.[1] It is also a teaching hospital affiliated with McGill University.


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Space Exploration

Seeing Ingenuity Mars helicopter fly in 3D

When NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter took to the Martian skies on its third flight on April 25, the agency's Perseverance rover was there to capture the historic moment. Now NASA engineers have rendered the flight in 3D, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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(HealthDay)—More than 90 percent of health care workers and two-thirds of the general population currently have hand dermatitis, according to a study presented at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Spring ...

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

EU agency says mRNA jabs 'promising' against India variant

Coronavirus vaccines using mRNA technology like Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna appear able to "neutralise" the variant of COVID-19 behind India's outbreak, the EU's drug watchdog said Wednesday.

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