Fat fundamentals: Scientists uncover crucial biological circuits that regulate lipids and their role in overall health
Tiny microscopic worms, invisible to the naked eye, are helping scientists to better understand an extraordinarily complex biological pathway that connects fat to overall health and aging in humans.
13-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Video Highlights How Short Periods of Inactivity in Older Persons Can Lead to Worsening Physical Health
Researchers at McMaster University are warning that even short periods of inactivity in older people—as little as two weeks—can lead to worsening physical health, which could have a dramatic impact on an aging population.
5-Nov-2018 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
A widely held and controversial myth that high-protein diets may cause kidney damage in healthy adults has been debunked by scientists at McMaster University, who examined more than two dozen studies involving hundreds of participants.
5-Nov-2018 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Researchers Design “Smart” Surfaces, Creating Promise of Safer Implants and More Accurate Diagnostic Tests
Researchers at McMaster University have solved a vexing problem by engineering surface coatings that can repel everything, such as bacteria, viruses and living cells, but can be modified to permit beneficial exceptions.
24-Oct-2018 8:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Comparing two strains of Salmonella – one that causes disease in humans and the other in reptiles – researchers discovered a covert way that the human-affecting bacteria essentially tricks the immune system into not attacking.
18-Oct-2018 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites
While exercise buffs have long used protein supplements to gain muscle, new research from McMaster University suggests one protein source in particular, whey protein, is most effective for seniors struggling to rebuild muscle lost from inactivity...
9-Oct-2018 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Samaan and his research team at McMaster set out to find studies on boys and girls under age 18 with exposure to recreational or medicinal cannabis. The use of cannabis included smoked, ingested and other modes of exposure to cannabis products.
5-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
McMaster researchers have pioneered one-of-a-kind technology that could – for the first time – provide experimental evidence of how life was formed on the early Earth and show whether life could have emerged elsewhere in the universe.
4-Oct-2018 7:05 AM 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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