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Common dementia medication doesn’t increase risk of death, life-threatening heart abnormalities

Researchers with McMaster University have found that a commonly prescribed dementia medication doesn’t increase the risk of death or certain heart rhythm problems, contrary to past warnings.
15-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

McMaster researchers create first-ever guidelines to help kids build tolerance to food allergens

Researchers with McMaster University have crafted the first-ever guidelines to help prepare families who plan to build their child’s tolerance to common food allergens.
2-Apr-2024 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers invent artificial intelligence model to design new superbug-fighting antibiotics

Researchers at McMaster University and Stanford University have invented a new generative artificial intelligence model which can design billions of new antibiotic molecules that are inexpensive and easy to build in the laboratory.
20-Mar-2024 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

McMaster and Celesta partner to accelerate deep tech innovation and commercialization

A new partnership between McMaster University and Celesta Capital will cultivate the next generation of deep tech innovations at McMaster and within the broader Canadian research and startup ecosystem.
5-Mar-2024 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers create method to detect cases of anemia in archaeological remains

Anthropologists working with a hematologist colleague have developed a way to detect anemia in archaeological remains by using microscopic patterns in the structures of bones.
28-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers identify new choice of therapy for rare autoimmune disease EGPA

An international team, including researchers from McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, has identified a new therapeutic for patients with a rare autoimmune disease called eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). A...
23-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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McMaster and ALK researchers discover new cell that remembers allergies

Researchers with McMaster University and Denmark-based pharmaceutical company ALK-Abello A/S have made a groundbreaking discovery: a new cell that remembers allergies.
5-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Immune response, not acute viral infections, responsible for neurological damage, McMaster researchers discover

For years, there has been a long-held belief that acute viral infections like Zika or COVID-19 are directly responsible for neurological damage, but researchers from McMaster University have now discovered that it’s the immune system’s response...
1-Feb-2024 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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