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 various 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,
September 27, 2019Health & Medicine
Now a large clinical study of almost 1,500 patients in 10 countries world-wide has found those who had a total hip arthroplasty have modestly better function after two years, but a higher incidence of serious complications.
September 20, 2019Health & Medicine
Five professors of the Faculty of Health Sciences have been elected fellows of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, considered one of the highest honours for members of the country’s health sciences community.
September 19, 2019Health & Medicine
A new online course designed by McMaster researchers and leading exercise physiologists, Martin Gibala and Stuart Phillips, features tools and techniques to help even the most inexperienced exercisers get fit and strong, while exploring the cutting-edge science behind cardio fitness and strength-building.
September 18, 2019Science & Technology
An international team of 30 scientists—led by researchers at McMaster University—is using one of the world’s largest telescopes to investigate and map extreme galaxy environments in brilliant detail.
September 16, 2019Health & Medicine
Thirteen McMaster research projects, from every faculty and a wide range of disciplines, have received funding totalling more than $500,000 from the McMaster Institute for Research on Aging (MIRA) and its affiliate Labarge Centre for Mobility in Aging.
September 12, 2019Science & Technology
Fish that interact with their social group after being stressed recover better than fish who recover alone, says a new study.
September 11, 2019Environment & Sustainability
Scientists solve the lingering mystery of a poorly understood frog.
September 3, 2019Health & Medicine
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the major cause of death among middle-aged adults around the world; however, in high-income countries deaths from cancer have become twice as frequent as those from CVD.