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RFID tags to boost transit worker safety
Trackside transit workers may soon be sporting RFID tags to improve their safety.
High-fat diet impairs muscle health before impacting function
(PhysOrg.com) -- Skeletal muscle plays a critical role in regulating blood sugar levels in the body. But few studies have comprehensively examined how obesity caused by a high-fat diet affects the health of muscle in adolescents ...
New drug shows promise for those with clotting disorders
A new study provides welcome news for patients with a common clotting disorder known as venous thromboembolism (VTE).
Protein may boost body's defence system against infections and cancer
(PhysOrg.com) -- To boost our immune system, health experts remind us to get a good night's sleep, drink plenty of fluids and eat a well-balanced diet. Researchers at McMaster University have added a new finding to the list ...
What you eat depends on with whom you eat
If you are a woman who dines with a man, chances are you choose food with fewer calories than if you dine with a woman. That is one of the findings in a study conducted by researchers at McMaster University.
McMaster University unveils world's most advanced microscope
The most advanced and powerful electron microscope on the planet—capable of unprecedented resolution—has been installed in the new Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy at McMaster University.
Unlocking the mystery of the disappearing bats
A McMaster researcher is working to pull one of North America's most common bats back from the brink of extinction.
Paradigm shift needed to combat drug resistance
When people travel, bacteria and other infectious agents travel with them. As about a billion people cross international borders each year, many more billions of the bugs come along for the ride.
Global study shows telmisartan reduces outcome of cardiovascular death, heart attack or stroke
An international study led by Canadian researchers has found that telmisartan, a medication used to lower blood pressure, reduced the outcome of cardiovascular death, heart attack or stroke in people who are unable to tolerate ...
Canada-India RFID project looks to improve traffic flow, reduce pollution
RFID technology may provide the key to better traffic management and improved pollution control in Canada, India and worldwide.