A McMaster University team of researchers has found how, exactly, the COVID-19 vaccines that use adenovirus vectors trigger a rare but sometimes fatal blood clotting reaction called vaccine-induced immune thrombotic thrombocytopenia or VITT.
Two virtual town hall sessions held this week for faculty and staff of the Faculty of Health Sciences heard questions that ranged from a hybrid work model and ventilation of campus buildings to guidelines for fully-vaccinated people and whether the health sciences library will be open.
Hamilton researchers have found that the inclusion of a third drug to commonly used dual-drug inhalers can reduce asthma exacerbations and improve control over the disease in children, adolescents, and adults with moderate-to-severe asthma.
Three Faculty of Health Sciences professors have been named 2021 University Scholars by McMaster University. Teresa Chan, Andrea Gonzalez and Richard Whitlock are three of seven who have been given the university’s top award for mid-career researchers who are considered global leaders.
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