Scientists map elusive toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s, providing new molecular clues for prevention
A team of researchers from McMaster University has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain during the earliest stages of the disease.
20-Jun-2019 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New findings of a multi-university research team show the pesticide DDT persists in remote lakes at concerning levels half a century after it was banned, affecting key aquatic species and potentially entire lake food webs.
7-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Get them moving before kindergarten: Researchers find physical activity in preschool years can affect future heart health
Physical activity in early childhood may have an impact on cardiovascular health later in life, according to new research from McMaster University, where scientists followed the activity levels of hundreds of preschoolers over a period of years.
5-Jun-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A clinical trial that followed more than 9,900 people in 24 countries has found that the drug dulaglutide reduced cardiovascular events and kidney problems in middle-aged and older people with Type 2 diabetes.
During more than five years of...
6-Jun-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
New research on the evolutionary relationships between tree sloths and their extinct giant relatives is challenging decades of widely accepted scientific research.
5-Jun-2019 11:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites
McMaster researchers have developed a simple and highly novel form of computing by shining patterned bands of light and shadow through different facets of a polymer cube and reading the combined results that emerge.
23-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers at McMaster University have invented a stable, affordable way to store fragile vaccines for weeks at a time at temperatures up to 40C, opening the way for life-saving anti-viral vaccines to reach remote and impoverished regions of the...
21-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
An article on five facts about physician suicide, authored by Sarah Tulk and Joy Albuquerque was published today in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ).
6-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
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Gerry Wright, Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, talking about the concern of antibiotic resistance (with infographic).
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McMaster University Experts Available to Discuss Health, Cultural and Policy Issues Related to Legalization of Cannabis
26-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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.
29-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT
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