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2011-08-31 20:22:10

Scientists were surprised at how fast bacteria developed resistance to the miracle antibiotic drugs when they were developed less than a century ago.

2011-08-29 14:02:34

A global study in 17 countries led by McMaster University researchers has found too few patients are using drugs proven to give significant benefits in warding off a heart attack or stroke.

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2011-08-19 07:25:00

A new study suggests that milk is better than water or sports drinks at countering dehydration among children who exercise.

2011-08-17 23:53:51

A successful new rehabilitation approach to treating children with cerebral palsy puts its focus on where a child lives and plays, not just improving the child's balance, posture and movement skills.

2011-07-30 00:01:03

Partnership Brings Together Two of the Best Systems for Monitoring High-Quality Medical Research to Impact Patient Care Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) July 29, 2011 [McMaster University’s Health Information Research Unit and DynaMed™ from EBSCO Publishing have partnered to help physicians understand the scope of the medical research being published every day.

2011-07-29 13:08:11

It's not fair, but it's true.

2011-07-20 00:00:30

McMaster University and Doctor Evidence have collaborated on a joint product that constitutes a powerful standardized method for evaluating clinical evidence for life science and payer organizations. Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 McMaster University is partnering with Doctor Evidence to incorporate the Grading of Recommendations Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) evidence rating methodology into the Doctor Evidence Comparative Effectiveness platform.

2011-07-19 16:12:39

Patients who use anti-depressants are much more likely to suffer relapses of major depression than those who use no medication at all, concludes a McMaster researcher.

2011-07-07 20:27:20

Human stem cells have the ability to become any cell type in the human body, but when it comes to their destination they know where they want to go.

2011-06-14 06:35:00

Proposals recommending routine screening of all children for autismg got shot down by researchers from McMaster University.


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