New research from an international team of scientists suggests evolution, or basic survival techniques adapted by early humans, influences the decisions gamblers make when placing bets.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
'When in doubt, sit them out' should be the new catchphrase for parents and coaches of children who have received a concussion.
Health Mar 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study involving a McMaster researcher calls for an aggressive "test and treat" approach to HIV-positive individuals in Africa. The study measures the importance of different routes of transmission in 18 African countries ...
HIV & AIDS Feb 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—It's the season of joy, peace and goodwill, but it's also the time of year that brings a spike in heart attacks with most occurring on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Our immune system does not shut down with age, says a new study led by McMaster University researchers.
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered new genetic evidence about why some people are happier than others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—New cases of C. difficile-associated diarrhea among hospitalized patients taking antibiotics can be reduced by two-thirds with the use of probiotics, according to new research published Monday in the Annals of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers from McMaster and the University of Waterloo have developed a new website to help those living with dementia navigate the journey.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Global study suggests need for strategies to combat unhealthy lifestyles among the poor and the rich
Healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables, proteins and total fats are consumed more often by the wealthy while poorer people consume more carbohydrates, says a new study involving people from 17 countries.
Cardiology Aug 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
At the halfway point of the 2012 London Olympics, viewers have already witnessed some of the most awe-inspiring performances in the history of the Games - from 15-year-old Lithuanian Ruta Meilutyte taking ...
Other Aug 06, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Child abuse experts say psychological abuse can be as damaging to a young child's physical, mental and emotional health as a slap, punch or kick.
Pediatrics Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When it comes to golf, practice doesnt necessarily make perfect but perfect practice might.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 27, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
New research from scientists at McMaster University reveals exercise-related testosterone and growth hormone do not play an influential role in building muscle after weightlifting, despite conventional wisdom suggesting otherwise.
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered that long-term insulin use does not harm people with diabetes or pre-diabetes or put them at risk of heart attacks, strokes or cancer.
Diabetes Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A simple blood test can help identify people who are at high risk of dying within the month after non-cardiac surgery, a study by McMaster University researchers has found.
Surgery Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |