University of Alberta
Understanding why immune cells, called T-cells, attack the body is vital in the war against autoimmune diseases like diabetes. University of Alberta researcher Troy Baldwin is a step closer to understanding why the body's ...
Immunology Mar 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A University of Alberta researcher and Canada Excellence Research Chair in Virology has made the discovery of a vaccine that will potentially help combat hepatitis C. Michael Houghton, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (17) | 0 |
In a first-of-its-kind study in Canada, Kevin Bainey of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has discovered that South Asians who live in Alberta with coronary disease experience a lower quality of life.
Cardiology Feb 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of Alberta researchers have established that the ability of the brain to rehearse or repeat electrical impulses may be absolutely critical in order to make a newly acquired memory more permanent.
Neuroscience Feb 14, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a promising new therapy for Huntington disease that restores lost motor skills and may delay or stop the progression of the disease based on lab model tests, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 1 |
A research group in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta is hoping its latest discovery could one day be used to develop new therapies that target certain types of cancers.
Cancer Feb 10, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta reviewed the medical records of more than 100 patients who had a liver scarring condition and discovered those who were losing muscle were more apt to die while waiting for ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Wheelchair basketball: It's a fast, skillful game, dazzling to watch, gruelling to play. It's also a sport that in Canada has become one of the most inclusive, welcoming athletes with disability and able-bodied athletes alike ...
Health Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have created a deck of cards with conversation starters about sensitive and informational topics related to weight, that parents can use to guide their discussions when talking ...
Health Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A study conducted by ALES researchers designed to increase fertility rates in dairy cows has yielded even greater results than researchers had originally hoped for.
Medical research Nov 29, 2011 | 1.5 / 5 (2) | 0
One of the most recent, popular supplements for athletes looking to boost performance comes in the form of a naturally-occurring amino acid called L-arginine.
Other Nov 22, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Waste not, want not. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Don't snack before supper; you'll ruin your appetite.
Health Nov 04, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
After her Honda Civic was totalled in a car crash, Melissa Mucci was told she was fine because she didnt have any broken bones or serious injury.
Medical research Nov 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Medical researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a potential new drug target for Multiple Sclerosis that could prevent physical disability associated with the disease, once a new drug is developed.
Medical research Oct 26, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The death of a spouse is always a tragedy, but for seniors, that tragedy can spur some significant life changes. And one University of Alberta researcher says the choices they make are something policymakers need to pay attention ...
Health Oct 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0