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2015-03-26 12:29:54

HAMILTON, ON, March 26, 2015 /CNW/ - It is with great pleasure that the Research Institute of St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton announces the appointment of Dr.

weight loss
2014-12-09 03:30:07

Researchers from McMaster have identified an important hormone that is elevated in obese people and contributes to obesity and diabetes by inhibiting brown fat activity.

2014-06-26 23:09:03

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) with the guidance of its Medical and Scientific Advisory Council (MASAC), today announced that it is initiating a multi-year project to develop evidence-based

Fungus Discovered That May Stop Superbugs Dead In Their Tracks
2014-06-26 09:48:39

For several years, concern about antibiotic resistant drugs has been increasing. Scientists have recently discovered that a fungus found in Nova Scotia offers hope against the growing threat that kills tens of thousands every year.

2014-05-09 13:57:05

New research from McMaster University suggests that a commonly performed test during certain types of heart surgery is not helpful and possibly harmful.

2014-05-02 12:27:19

HAMILTON, ON, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Yesterday, officials wanting to test soil and groundwater for malathion--a widely used organophosphate pesticide that can lead to Alzheimer's, ADHD, reduced

Scientists Create Lab In A Pill To Test Water
2014-04-29 03:54:37

A group of McMaster researchers has solved the problem of cumbersome, expensive and painfully slow water-testing by turning the process upside-down.

2014-04-21 00:20:49

SAN DIEGO, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genoa Pharmaceuticals, the leader in inhaled medicines for pulmonary fibrosis, and collaborators Drs.

2014-04-01 15:00:27

Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a key molecule that could lead to new therapies for people with celiac disease, an often painful and currently untreatable autoimmune disorder.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.