University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry
A research team with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta reported findings that significantly improve understanding of how widely used drugs in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) affect the ...
Medications Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a drug intended for diabetes appears to restore memory in Alzheimer's brain cells.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Dec 11, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 1 |
Children need a minimum of seven minutes a day of vigorous physical activity, demonstrates recently published findings by University of Alberta medical researchers and their colleagues across Canada.
Health Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The scientific community has always wanted to know why people who eat high-salt diets are prone to developing medical problems such as kidney stones and osteoporosis.
Health Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
We've all heard that eating fish is good for our brains and memory. But what is it about DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, that makes our memory sharper?
Health Jun 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
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 |
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 |
More than half of lower-back MRIs ordered at two Canadian hospitals were either inappropriate or of questionable value for patients. And family doctors were more apt to order these unnecessary tests compared to other specialists, ...
Other Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry designed a one-day training program for the Edmonton Police Service that resulted in officers being more likely to quickly identify mental health issues during a call, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta tested the DNA of more than 300 women in Alberta and discovered a 'genetic marker' method to help accurately profile which women were more apt to have their breast cancer return ...
Cancer Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who regularly see specialists for chronic medical conditions are also using complementary medicine at a high rate, demonstrates recently published research from the University of Alberta and the University of Ottawa.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered that knocking out a particular "partner" gene is the Achilles' heel of some cancers.
Cancer Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta studied the records of nearly 1000 patients who were admitted to hospital with pneumonia and noted those who were obese were more apt to survive compared to those who were ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
If doctors want to develop a strong rapport with parents of overweight children, it would be best if physicians used terms like "large" or "gaining too much weight" as opposed to the term "obese." These were findings recently ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0