Archive: 05/27/2011

New treatment dissolves blood clots in brain tissue

A new treatment that treats a subset of stroke patients by combining minimally invasive surgery, an imaging technique likened to "GPS for the brain," and the clot-busting drug t-PA appears to be safe and effective, according ...

May 27, 2011
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For children, there's no place like (a dental) home

(Medical Xpress) -- Tooth decay is the most chronic disease among children. In one year, more than 51 million hours of school is missed because of tooth decay or other dental-related illness. And even when ...

May 27, 2011
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Oral surgeons to shine 'blue light' on cancer fight

For the first time ever, a team of Canadian surgeons, which includes two University of Alberta researchers, is collaborating on a study into a technique for the better identification of oral cancer.

May 27, 2011
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