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Gut Bacteria Could Tip Balance in Developing Celiac Disease or Staying Healthy

About 40 per cent of the population have a genetic disposition to celiac disease, but only about one per cent develop the autoimmune condition when exposed to gluten, and this could be promoted by the type of bacteria present in the gut. ...
24-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

McMaster Researchers Resolve a Problem That Has Been Holding Back a Technological Revolution


Researchers at McMaster University have cleared that obstacle by developing a new way to purify carbon nanotubes – the smaller, nimbler semiconductors that are expected to replace silicon within computer chips and a wide array of electronics.
16-Aug-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Flu Nasal Spray Provides Similar Protection Against Influenza as Flu Shot: Study

For the study, The research team conducted a three-year trial in a Hutterite colony, where people live communally and are relatively isolated from cities and towns, to determine whether vaccinating children and adolescents with the flu nasal spray...
11-Aug-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Best Strategy to Prevent Chronic Lung Disease in Preterm Infants

The study compared seven different ventilation strategies. Based on data collected from 30 different trials and over 5,500 infants younger than 33 weeks’ gestational ag.,
9-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Produce First Widely Protective Vaccine Against Chlamydia


The first steps towards developing a vaccine against an insidious sexual transmitted infection (STI) have been accomplished by researchers at McMaster University.
19-Jul-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitamin D: Hundreds of Years Later, Teeth Tell the Story of What Happened to People Who Didn’t Get Enough Sunshine


Researchers at McMaster University have found a rich new record of vitamin D deficiency, one that resides in the teeth of every person and remains viable for hundreds of years or more. The team of anthropologists has determined that looking into...
11-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Global Study Shows Stroke Largely Preventable


Ten risk factors that can be modified are responsible for nine of 10 strokes worldwide, but the ranking of those factors vary regionally, says a study of 26,000 people worldwide led by researchers of McMaster University, and published by The...
14-Jul-2016 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pumping Iron: Lighter Weights Just as Effective as Heavier Weights to Gain Muscle, Build Strength: Research

New research from McMaster University is challenging traditional workout wisdom, suggesting that lifting lighter weights many times is as efficient as lifting heavy weights for fewer repetitions. It is the latest in a series of studies that...
12-Jul-2016 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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