People with mild asthma are often prescribed a daily treatment regimen, but up to 80 per cent do not follow the routine, using inhalers only when they have an asthma attack. Now the researchers have found an as-needed combined-drug inhaler is a...
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Researchers Uncover New Genomic Evidence Linking Extinct Giant Ground Sloth, First Discovered by Charles Darwin, to Small Modern-Day Sloths
Researchers have uncovered important genomic data from the remains of an ancient giant ground sloth, or Mylodon darwinii, the emblematic creature named after Charles Darwin, whose discovery of fossilized remains in South America is considered to be...
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Extensive data analyses show that supplemental oxygen, when given liberally to acutely ill adults, increases the risk of death without improving other health outcomes.
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The research team analyzed muscle biopsies of young adults with and without Type 1 diabetes who exceed Diabetes Canada's recommended weekly levels for physical activity.
The researchers found structural and functional changes in the power...
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Sweat So You Don’t Forget: New Research Suggests Exercise Breaks Improve Learning, Attention in University Students
New research from a team of scientists at McMaster University suggests that brief exercise breaks during lectures can help university students focus their attention, retain information and improve overall learning.
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Spoilage Alert: Researchers Develop Transparent Patch to Detect Dangerous Food Threats Before You Open the Package
McMaster researchers have developed a test to bring certainty to the delicate but critical question of whether meat and other foods are safe to eat or need to be thrown out.
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Researchers Discover That a Blood Thinner Significantly Reduces the Risk of Death After Non-Cardiac Surgery
The study enrolled 1,754 patients in 19 countries, 51 percent of whom were male, with an average age of 70 years. After an average follow-up of 16 months, 11 percent of patients treated with dabigatran experienced a MINS-related event, compared with...
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The researchers used genetically engineered models and computer algorithms to study a human genome, which allowed them to pinpoint the single gene in question.
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A new $2.7 million Canadian study is aiming to narrow the gap between the care that frail elderly Canadians want and the care that they receive by evaluating ways to improve care planning conversations between patients, families and health...
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McMaster University Ancient Coins Expert Available to Discuss Trove of Roman Coins Unearthed in Spain.
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