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Researchers Find Way to Better Use Current Drugs to Target Cancer

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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

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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

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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

Ethnicity and Breastfeeding Influence Infant Gut Bacteria

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The study looked at the microbial population in the gastrointestinal tract of infants at a formative stage of life when metabolic set points are being established. The study analyzed the stool samples from 173 white Caucasian and 182 South Asian...
1-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vision Keeps Maturing Until Mid-Life

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The visual cortex, the human brain’s vision-processing centre that was previously thought to mature and stabilize in the first few years of life, actually continues to develop until sometime in the late 30s or early 40s, a McMaster neuroscientist...
26-May-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Medicine Shows Potential to Reduce Oral Steroid Use in Severe Asthma Patients

The results of the trial, published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, demonstrate that patients treated with a potential new medicine and antibody, called benralizumab, were more than four times likely to reduce their usage of oral...
25-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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