University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta reviewed test results from thousands of patients with various types of cancer and discovered that "disorganized" cancers were more difficult to treat and consistently resulted ...
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A natural compound found in some fruits, nuts and red wine may enhance exercise training and performance, demonstrates newly published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 0 |
A researcher in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and his colleagues in the Centre for Lung Health are on a mission to keep patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder out of hospital. No easy task, seeing as COPD ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Medical scientist Howard Young's research has taken a dramatic, unexpected turn in the last few months, thanks to a serendipitous chain of events that could lead to a genetic test that can predict heart failure in certain ...
Medical research Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, known as DHA, prevented age-related vision loss in lab tests, demonstrates recently published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Ophthalmology May 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
ACE2, a molecule that has been shown to prevent damage in the heart, is now proving to be protective of the major organs that are often damaged in diabetic patients.
Diabetes May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A medical researcher at the University of Alberta is working with scientists from across North America to find out if there are genetic markers for autism. More than 15 scientists will examine DNA samples from children with ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new way to track the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) in those living with the disease, by using a powerful, triple strength MRI to track increasing ...
Neuroscience Dec 15, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical researchers in Canada and the United States recently published their joint findings that fatal prion diseases, which include BSE or "mad cow disease," have a hidden signature.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 30, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered that an active ingredient in the Persian spice saffron may be a potential treatment for diseases involving neuroinflammation, such as multiple sclerosis.
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry are trying to reverse a devastating trend: cancer survivors developing cardiovascular disease, one of the top two killers in Canada.
Cardiology Jun 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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