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Scientists Develop New Supplement That Can Repair, Rejuvenate Muscles in Older Adults


Whey protein supplements aren’t just for gym buffs according to new research from McMaster University. When taken on a regular basis, a combination of these and other ingredients in a ready-to-drink formula have been found to greatly improve the...
17-Jul-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Analysis of Rare Argentinian Rat Unlocks Origin of the Largest Mammalian Genome


New biological information gleaned from the red vizcacha rat, a native species of Argentina, demonstrates how genomes can rapidly change in size. Researchers from McMaster University set out to study this particular species because its genome, or...
12-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Book Provides Guide to Evidence-Based Practices in Addiction Treatment

A definitive guide to the findings from cutting-edge clinical research on addiction to front-line clinicians is found in a new book, Integrating Psychological and Pharmacological Treatments for Addictive Disorders published by Routledge.
10-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Find Way to Better Use Current Drugs to Target Cancer


Researchers worked backwards, employing a series of drugs used in the clinic to understand a new way that cancer stem cells can be killed.
20-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hitchbot Creators at Ryerson and McMaster to Study How Artificial Intelligence and Robots Can Help Patients

McMaster and Ryerson universities are launching the Smart Robots for Health Communication project, a joint research initiative designed to introduce social robotics and artificial intelligence into clinical health care.
20-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

International Team Set to Evaluate New Advances in Hemophilia Treatment


CoreHEM Project, is a multi-stakeholder partnership which will establish a core set of outcome measurements to be used to evaluate the comparative effectiveness of gene therapies in hemophilia.
20-Jun-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Musical Mystery: Researchers Examine Science Behind Performer Movements


Researchers at McMaster are one step closer to solving one of the mysteries of social interaction: how musicians communicate during a performance and anticipate one another’s moves without saying a word. The findings are important because a...
12-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Delayed Food Introduction Increases Risk of Sensitization

Using data from more than 2,100 Canadian children, the researchers found that infants who avoided cow’s milk products in their first year were nearly four times as likely to be sensitized to cow’s milk compared to infants who consumed cow’s...
8-Jun-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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