February 20, 2020Culture & Society
McMaster researchers have peered into the most intimate moments of sexually active women and men across Canada to ask if they’re using condoms, gathering data that could inform decisions around public health and sex education.
February 20, 2020Health & Medicine
Kenneth Rosenthal, head of the viral vaccines division at the McMaster Immunology Research Centre, talks about how research teams across the globe are searching for a COVID-19 vaccine.
February 3, 2020Science & Technology
McMaster and Harvard researchers create “intelligent” interaction between light and material, establishing a promising new platform for computing.
January 27, 2020Health & Medicine
The controversy about whether eggs are good or bad for your heart health may be solved, and about one a day is fine.
January 27, 2020Health & Medicine
McMaster researchers are working on ways to make taking medicine easier for people who have trouble swallowing.
January 22, 2020Canada & the World
Bonny Ibhawoh, McMaster’s Senator William McMaster Chair in Global Human Rights studies how countries – and people – heal after conflict.
January 20, 2020Health & Medicine
McMaster University researchers surveyed the data of patients of Hamilton’s two hospital systems over nine years and found 52 with low Vitamin C levels. This included 13 patients who could be diagnosed as having scurvy, and an additional 39 who tested positive for scurvy but did not have documented symptoms.
January 16, 2020Health & Medicine
A team of physicists from McMaster University has developed a process to modify red blood cells so they can be used to distribute drugs throughout the body, which could specifically target infections or treat catastrophic diseases such as cancer or Alzheimer’s.
December 23, 2019Health & Medicine
A common cardiac blood test done before surgery can predict who will experience adverse outcomes after most types of surgery, says an international study led by Hamilton researchers.
December 20, 2019Health & Medicine
A major study has found that Canadian First Nations communities with greater socio-economic advantages, educational opportunities, social support of family members and greater trust between community members have lower cardiac risk factors.
December 17, 2019Health & Medicine
A networking think tank focused on fostering success in entrepreneurship and innovation has been formed at McMaster University.
December 11, 2019Culture & Society
Researchers analyze artifacts in one of Mesoamerica's earliest villages that suggest the community was in the early stages of establishing a complex social organization.
December 10, 2019Health & Medicine
Indigenous researchers are working together with their non-Indigenous academic partners to analyze a major health study at a Hamilton-based research institute.
December 9, 2019Health & Medicine
Researchers at McMaster University have unlocked one of the secrets behind the many benefits of metformin.
December 6, 2019Health & Medicine
The unexpected shutdown of a nuclear reactor halfway around the world has left McMaster University as the world’s only supplier of the isotope that irradiates the “seeds” used to treat prostate and other forms of cancer.
December 5, 2019Health & Medicine
A shorter course of higher-dose radiation treatment to part of the breast is showing promise in women with early-stage breast cancer who undergo breast conserving surgery, says a study led by Hamilton researchers.