The 2014 OCHS study included 10,802 children and youth aged four to 17 in 6,537 families. It replicated and expanded on the landmark 1983 Ontario Child Health Study of 3,290 children in 1,869 families
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Bhatia’s team spent more than six years delving down to the cellular level to examine what they say are previously overlooked cells that form on the edges of pluripotent stem cell colonies. Having characterised these cells, the team also observed...
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Five facts about allergies to vaccines, pulled together by two McMaster University physicians.
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The CANPWR study aims to identify what influences the success participants achieve in weight management programs and help improve these programs. The study follows participants for three years.
The 10 clinics taking part in the study are in...
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There are issues about the appropriateness of accepting or using MAID body donations; communication with donors including consenting processes, and the transparency surrounding MAID donation with staff, faculty and students.
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Evolutionary biologists at McMaster University who study the social lives and behaviour of colony spiders—some of which are docile, others aggressive— have found that the success of their cooperative societies depend on their neighbours.
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The study of evolution is revealing new complexities, showing how the traits most beneficial to the fitness of individual plants and animals are not always the ones we see in nature.
Instead, new research by McMaster behavioural scientists shows...
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The recovery has been broken into stages, and each stage outlines the goal, activities allowed and what to look for before moving to the next stage. For example, at stage two in getting back to school, children are allowed to walk, have 15 minutes...
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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
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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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