Scientists were surprised when they found out that metformin caused the secretion of GDF15, a protein which is known to suppress appetite.
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Approximately half of the patients were randomly assigned whole breast radiation, delivered once per day over three to five weeks. The other half received external beam APBI, considered to be the least invasive approach to partial breast...
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A study led by Hamilton researchers has found a new way to interpret blood test results in patients who are investigated for blood clots in their lungs, a condition known as pulmonary embolism.
This new approach applies to D-dimer blood tests,...
25-Nov-2019 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites
McMaster researchers create “smart” surfaces to help synthetic blood-vessel grafts knit better and more safely
Researchers at McMaster University have created a new coating to prevent clotting and infection in synthetic vascular grafts, while also accelerating the body’s own process for integrating the grafted vessels.
26-Nov-2019 4:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
McMaster researcher warns plastic pollution in the Great Lakes is a growing concern to ecosystem, human health
Research from a leading international expert on the health of the Great Lakes suggests that the growing intensity and scale of pollution from plastics poses serious risks to human health and will continue to have profound consequences on the...
26-Nov-2019 11:20 AM EST Add to Favorites
After screening thousands of small molecules, the research team discovered a potent new antimicrobial they are calling MAC-545496 that is active against MRSA. Unlike conventional antibiotics, this new antimicrobial neither kills the staph infection...
22-Nov-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
The McMaster study compared an MR model (Microsoft HoloLens) and a VR model (HTC VIVE) derived from a physical model to the actual model. The researchers focused on overall learning performance and the effects of stereopsis by using a strategy where...
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Rapid evolution: Researchers discover remarkable variation in genetic mechanisms that drive sexual differentiation of frogs
Researchers from McMaster University have discovered striking variation in the underlying genetic machinery that orchestrates sexual differentiation in frogs, demonstrating that evolution of this crucial biological system has moved at a dramatic...
19-Nov-2019 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
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Gerry Wright, Director of the Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, talking about the concern of antibiotic resistance (with infographic).
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McMaster University Experts Available to Discuss Health, Cultural and Policy Issues Related to Legalization of Cannabis
26-Sep-2018 9:00 AM EDT
A new $2.7 million Canadian study is aiming to narrow the gap between the care that frail elderly Canadians want and the care that they receive by evaluating ways to improve care planning conversations between patients, families and health...
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McMaster University Ancient Coins Expert Available to Discuss Trove of Roman Coins Unearthed in Spain.
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