Global study finds women less likely to have heart disease – and die of it – than men
A study of more than 160,000 people in 21 countries found that women are less likely to have cardiovascular disease,...
The evolving relationship between diet and health
The evidence that informed global dietary guidelines came from early Western-led nutrition studies that only focused on Western countries. Since then, we’ve learned much more about nutrition around the world. Our Population Health Research Institute is looking at nutrition from a global lens which is now challenging common nutritional wisdom.
Cancer and heart disease: An unexpected discovery
Our researchers have discovered that patients with heart disease who develop major internal bleeding are much more likely to be diagnosed with cancer...
Unlocking the code
It's been 15 years since the completion of the Human Genome Project, one of the largest undertakings in scientific history. The goal was to not only understand genetic factors in human disease, but to set the course for new treatments and prevention methods for ailments like cancer and heart disease.
Up Close: Open heart surgery
Take a sneak peek inside an open heart surgery at Hamilton General Hospital (HGH). More cardiac surgeries occur at HGH...
Discovering a new way to predict early heart disease
Researchers in Hamilton have developed a genetic test that is five times more accurate than the current standard method in...
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