August 15, 2019Canada & the World
The L.R. Wilson Institute for Canadian History shares in more than $8 million in funding to evaluate history education in Canada.
August 13, 2019Health & Medicine
A study has unearthed new details about the evolutionary history of both antibiotic production and resistance and dates their co-emergence as far back as 350 to 500 million years.
August 8, 2019Health & Medicine
The study, published in a Lancet journal, found no difference in risk between home and hospital births for women with low-risk pregnancies.
August 6, 2019Health & Medicine
A Hamilton-led international study of more than 3,000 patients could set the stage globally for how patients can safely use blood-thinning medications before and after surgery to mitigate risk of bleeding and stroke.
August 1, 2019Environment & Sustainability
New members will advise on water quality in the Great Lakes and on environmental public health issues.
July 30, 2019Health & Medicine
It’s the recovery period, not the operating room that is risky for patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery, according to a large international study led by McMaster. . . .
July 25, 2019Health & Medicine
McMaster researchers have developed a novel new gel, made entirely from bacteria-killing viruses, that can be targeted to attack specific forms of bacteria.
July 24, 2019Culture & Society
"Everyone comes together over the feast." Randy Jackson and Renee Masching are leading a massive, community-driven research centre that will respond to the problem of sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections in Indigenous communities.
July 18, 2019Health & Medicine
Recent cannabis users may be more likely to experience memory problems or difficulties with cognitive function than those who don’t use the drug, says a study led by McMaster University researcher James MacKillop.
July 4, 2019Health & Medicine
Scientists at McMaster have identified new biomarkers for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in urine, which could lead to better treatments and reduce the need for costly and invasive colonoscopy procedures currently used for diagnosis.
July 2, 2019Science & Technology
Ishwar K. Puri will serve a three-year term with the largest funder of scientific research in Canada.
June 24, 2019Health & Medicine
A forward-looking McMaster donor is investing $7 million in a new research centre dedicated specifically to tackling the growing global threat of antimicrobial resistance.
June 21, 2019Health & Medicine
The offices of an institute dedicated to broadening Canada’s research capacity in infectious disease and the response of the human immune system, opened today at McMaster University.
June 20, 2019Health & Medicine
A team of researchers from McMaster has mapped at atomic resolution a toxic protein linked to Alzheimer’s disease, allowing them to better understand what is happening deep within the brain during the earliest stages of the disease.
June 18, 2019Health & Medicine
Ressam Gardens, a new seniors' residence in Hamilton, is designed to improve the quality of life of its residents, who are living with dementia and Alzheimer's.The facility will also be space where partners, including the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA), can develop and test advanced smart systems that may positively impact this population.
June 12, 2019Environment & Sustainability
New findings of a multi-university research team show the pesticide DDT persists in remote lakes at concerning levels half a century after it was banned, affecting key aquatic species and potentially entire lake food webs.