November 12, 2019Health & Medicine
One in four infections is already resistant to antibiotics and other known forms of treatment, and 5,400 Canadians died last year from infections had been treatable. It’s imperative that we all appreciate the severity and urgency of AMR.
November 11, 2019Health & Medicine
New McMaster research has found a program that honours dying patients by fulfilling end of life wishes can be powerful, affordable and sustainable in many settings.
November 11, 2019Culture & Society
Polyamorous family provide great support for each other, especially when it comes to raising kids, but they experience marginalization within the health-care system and fear of judgment by health-care providers.
November 7, 2019Canada & the World
Research intensity measures research dollars per faculty member and, on average, McMaster researchers earned $439,500 – more than double the national average.
November 6, 2019Health & Medicine
An international research collaboration has discovered a new bacteria-killing toxin that shows promise of impacting superbug infectious diseases.
October 31, 2019Health & Medicine
Researchers at McMaster University who examine the impact of exercise on the brain have found that high-intensity workouts improve memory in older adults.
October 24, 2019Health & Medicine
Researchers at McMaster have identified several chemical signatures, detectable in blood and urine, that can accurately measure dietary intake, potentially offering a new tool for physicians, dieticians and researchers to assess eating habits, measure the value of fad diets and develop health policies.
October 22, 2019Health & Medicine
Do young teens who spend more time with TV and electronic devices drink more sugared or caffeinated drinks than others? Yes, they do, says a study of U.S. teens led by McMaster University researchers.
October 18, 2019Science & Technology
Working together, two PhD candidates have developed a new technique that could make it easier for researchers to study how crucial bone building cells respond to aging, trauma and implants.
October 16, 2019Culture & Society
An international research team led by scientists from McMaster University has unearthed new evidence in Greece proving that the island of Naxos was inhabited by Neanderthals and earlier humans at least 200,000 years ago, tens of thousands of years earlier than previously believed.
October 16, 2019Health & Medicine
A study from McMaster University has found a potential mechanism explaining why some people who take drugs to lower their cholesterol develop sore, aching muscles.
October 15, 2019Health & Medicine
Polyamorous families experience marginalization during pregnancy and birth, but with open, nonjudgmental attitudes from health-care providers and changes to hospital policies, this can be reduced, says research from McMaster University.
October 15, 2019Science & Technology
The partnership between the McMaster Nuclear Reactor and the Nuclear Research Consultancy Group creates a single point of contact for the production and delivery of radioiodine (I-125) – the isotope used in the treatment of prostate and other types of cancers.
October 4, 2019Health & Medicine
McMaster researchers have taken a significant step toward understanding how the most commonly prescribed form of anti-depressant medication actually works in the body, establishing a better understanding of the role of the gut in regulating mood and behaviour.
September 30, 2019Health & Medicine
Most people can continue to eat red and processed meat as they do now. A major study led by researchers at McMaster and Dalhousie universities has found cutting back has little impact on health.
September 30, 2019Health & Medicine
Findings from one of the largest magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) cohort studies in North America show that a simple cardiac risk score can indicate who may have carotid artery plaque and silent strokes, which often come before a serious clinical stroke,