The Aging Population and the Healthcare Industry

January 4, 2019 0

Chief among issues in modern society is the aging population – one that presents a fundamental effect on societal sustainability. This video examines topics such as the unique care required for the changing population, and […]

Research Spotlight – Avijit Mallick

January 4, 2019 0

Avijit Mallick is a PhD student in Dr. Bhagwarti Gupta’s Lab at McMaster University. He has recently published a study on PRY-1/AXIN signalling in the regulation of lipid metabolism, and its implications on a concurrent […]

Hurricanes and Health

January 4, 2019 0

This video examines how the impact of hurricanes extend beyond structural damage to properties, towns, and cities –and into short and long-term health fallout. An exploration of the research evidence reveals what kinds of fallouts […]

Eye Diseases and The Shortage Crisis

January 4, 2019 0

This video highlights a unique issue that is slowly becoming a worldwide issue: the issue of the increasing prevalence of eye diseases and the anticipated shortages in those who are able to treat them. The […]

Using stem cells to grow a living brain

November 19, 2018 0

Written by Sarah Asbury, Biochemistry Class of 2019, McMaster University   When scientists discovered how to reprogram skin cells into neurons, research on neurological disorders broadened. Disorders of the brain have been historically difficult to […]

Fecal microbiota transplantation: The power of poop

October 28, 2018 0

Access Full Text ABSTRACT Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT), a procedure involving the transfer of stool from healthy donors to patients, has demonstrated success in re-establishing gut microbiota homeostasis and facilitating the recovery of metabolic and […]

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