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2011-03-16 18:33:45

Children and adolescents growing up with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are less fit than their peers, says a study by researchers at McMaster University and the McMaster Children's Hospital.

2011-02-28 16:34:00

HAMILTON and MARKHAM, Ontario, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it is collaborating with McMaster University to improve the energy uses and supplies in its buildings campus-wide.

2011-02-10 15:43:50

New findings from a McMaster University-led study of a drug recently identified to prevent stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation have been published in the high-impact New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today.

2010-11-29 07:20:00

TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Toronto-based Internet marketing firm Think Basis Inc. is donating $7000 to McMaster University in Hamilton.

2010-10-21 00:00:42

McMaster University and DynaMed™ Partner to Identify Practice-Changing Evidence Across Medical Disciplines Partnership Brings Together Two of the Best Systems for Monitoring High-Quality Medical Research to Impact Patient Care Ipswich, MA (Vocus) October 20, 2010 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.

2010-08-31 20:29:37

A landmark international study, coordinated by McMaster University, has found that lower doses of a blood thinner called unfractionated heparin (UFH) during angioplasty did not reduce bleeding or vascular complications compared to standard dose UFH in patients initially treated with a blood thinner, fondaparinux.

2010-08-30 13:09:37

New findings by McMaster University researchers contradict earlier reports that people with a certain genetic make-up don't benefit from the blood-thinner clopidogrel, also known as Plavix.

2010-08-11 18:52:56

A new study has shown that a similar degree of muscle building can be achieved by using lighter weights.

2010-08-05 14:58:27

A commonplace electroencephalography (EEG) test may hold the key to predicting whether a person will respond to certain prescribed drugs, particularly those related to psychiatric conditions.

2010-07-21 16:08:09

A new study by researchers at McMaster University shows overweight and obese women face greater risks of preterm births.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.