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Jennifer J Heisz

Author and Associate Professor in Kinesiology and Associate Director of the Physical Activity Centre of Excellence at McMaster University

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Professor at Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University

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Cardiologist and chair person in McMaster University Medical School

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McMaster University News

Artificial Intelligence assists in discovery of potent antibiotic to combat superbugs

BBC - 25-May-2023

AI scrutinized a list of 6,680 compounds, ultimately shortlisting potential antibiotics in under two hours


A rare gene mutant variant found to protect liver by chance

EurekAlert! - 19-Nov-2020

Scientists found exciting benefits by inducing a gene mutation in mice


Low cost therapy cut down heart attack risk by 40%

CNN - 15-Nov-2020

Generic polypill along with aspirin reduces the risk of heart problems


You are unlikely to gain long term benefits by sticking to a diet

New Scientist - 01-Apr-2020

Honeymoon period for these short-lived results are about six months


Nanoparticles containing curcumin can be a solution for Alzheimer's

Science Daily - 05-Mar-2020

Curcumin when encapsulated in nanoparticles, gets better absorbed


Impact of physical activity on ageing and disease risk

The Conversation - 28-Nov-2019

Exercise program enrolled sedentary seniors and improved their memory in 12 weeks


Doing housework can extend your life

New Scientist - 21-Sep-2017

One in 12 deaths could be prevented with 30 minutes of physical activity five days a week. That...


Supplement can repair and rejuvenate muscles in older adults

Daily News - 19-Jul-2017

Sarcopenia is the deterioration of muscle mass and strength as part of aging. Placebo controlled...