Fitness, aging, and finding work-life balance are just a few of the areas of personal health explored by our researchers. Take a look at how these discoveries can help more individuals take an active role in a Brighter World.
A large study of people living on five continents, led by researchers at McMaster and the University of Toronto, has found a diet high in poor quality carbohydrates leads to a higher risk of heart attacks, strokes, and death.
Neuroscientists at McMaster have found a link between children who are at risk for the common condition, which can cause clumsiness, and difficulties with time perception such as interpreting changes in rhythmic beats.
Sociologist Marisa Young is leading new research at McMaster, in partnership with the World Health Organization, to understand students' experiences and needs, and to help develop mental-health solutions.