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Opinion: Marijuana is not an all-purpose medical cure

An opinion piece on CBC outlining concern over increased self-medication once marijuana is legalized in Canada. Click here to read the article What do you think?

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Interview (CBC News): Radio Host Trevor Dineen discusses struggle with OCD

Listen to CBC radio host Trevor Dineen talk about his personal struggle with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder here.

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Are you a healthy adult? Take part in our research study today!

  GUT MICROBIOME RESEARCH STUDY We are currently recruiting adults (ages 18-65) for a study examining bacteria found in the human gut.  Click HERE for more information or contact Jasmine at turnaj@mcmaster.ca

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Interview (The Current): Gut microbes and your health!

Microbiologist Brett Finlay talks about the microbes in our gut and how they can affect our health by helping develop our immune system. Listen to the interesting interview on The Current about his book “Let them Eat Dirt” and the … Continue reading

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Sirukumab in Treatment-Resistant Adult Major Depressive Disorder

Are you depressed? Has your low mood persisted for two weeks or more? Have you noticed a decrease in your ability to enjoy your usual hobbies or interests? Have you also noticed: • Significant changes in your appetite? • Feelings … Continue reading

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MacAnxiety Takes Over the News! The link between internet and social media addiction and mental health risks

Internet, social media addiction linked to mental health risks: study Click the links below to check out some of the fantastic research coming out of our centre. Read to learn about what Dr. Michael Van Ameringen and our team has … Continue reading

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MacAnxiety in the news – microbiome and OCD

The MacAnxiety Research Centre’s preliminary findings evaluating the gut microbiome in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder were featured in an article highlighting findings from the recent American Psychiatric Association meeting in Atlanta, Georgia earlier this month.  Click the link below to learn more! http://news.doximity.com/entries/3710758?user_id=2606543

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Free Webinar (June 8, 2016): Asking Your Pharmacist About Medications for Anxiety and Depression

Wednesday, June 8, 2016 7:00pm EST (pm CT, 5pm MT, 4pm PT) To register, click HERE This panel of presenters will discuss how your pharmacist can help with your medications, when you should consult one, and what to ask. From … Continue reading

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Natural Health Supplement for Anxiety

  We are currently conducting a study investigating the effectiveness of a probiotic for symptoms of anxiety. If you would like more information, please contact Jasmine at TURNAJ@MCMASTER.CA or at 905-921-7644.

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Research Study: Are you Depressed?

We are currently recruiting participants (ages 21 to 64) for a new research study evaluating the safety and efficacy of an investigational medication.  The study will last no more than 26 weeks. If you qualify, you will receive the study … Continue reading

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