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High performance athletes like Olympians can push their bodies to optimal potential, but some of the ways the human body actually works is still a mystery.
Working with a nearly 200-year-old sample of preserved intestine, researchers at McMaster University and the University of Sydney have traced the bacterium behind a global cholera pandemic that killed millions – a version of the same bug that continues to strike vulnerable populations in the world's poorest regions.
A research team from McMaster University reports that the speed of surgery after a hip fracture may have a significant impact on outcomes for older patients. According to the findings, faster may be better.
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a protein that is only detectable after muscle damage, and it may serve as a way to measure injury.
Researchers at McMaster University are addressing the crisis in drug resistance with a novel approach to find new antibiotics.
Canadian researchers have developed a new tuberculosis vaccine that could boost or perhaps replace the only existing way to immunize against the infection.
While it's rare for a parent to fabricate an illness in their child, a McMaster University researcher says physicians and other health professionals need to be on the alert for this form of child abuse.
There is no evidence that impaired blood flow or blockage in the veins of the neck or head is involved in multiple sclerosis.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).