University of Alberta
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
Researchers at the University of Alberta have found that the "sleeper" shoulder stretch is actually just what varsity athletes need to improve shoulder rotation and get back in the game.
Health Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Stroke victims may have a longer window of opportunity to receive treatment to save their brain cells, demonstrates a literature review published by University of Alberta medical researchers in Lancet Neurology.
Neuroscience Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Research groups worldwide have tried to develop a simple model of a rare, fatal disease called Zellweger's syndrome but none has succeeded, until researchers at the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta ...
Genetics Sep 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
The human brain doesn't stop developing at adolescence, but continues well into our 20s, demonstrates recent research from the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta.
Neuroscience Sep 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Recently published studies by a researcher in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry demonstrate that ALS known as Lou Gehrig's disease damages neurons in parts of the brain responsible for cognition and behaviour.
Neuroscience Sep 16, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta have discovered that resveratrol, a powerful antioxidant found in common foods, prevents a syndrome in some offspring that could lead to later ...
Medical research Sep 02, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (14) | 6 |
Sometimes counting sheep just doesnt work. Sleep deprivation is a common problem for everyone, no matter what their age, but for those suffering dementia, healthy sleep is critical and untreated sleep problems are one ...
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Remember when your little league football team lost the game because someone ran the ball back into their own end zone? Take heart, one University of Alberta researcher says it may be the player's unfamiliarity with perceiving ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new University of Alberta study says when it comes to goal setting, your unconscious mind can be a great motivator.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 26, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
In an age of spiraling inactivity levels and escalating obesity rates across the planet, a new collection of research articles focused on participation in sport and physical activity across the lifespan has just been released.
Health Aug 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
University of Alberta researchers looking at the effects of metformin and exercise in Type 2 diabetes patients found that a combination of these modalities didn't lower glucose control as much as hoped. Surprisingly, study ...
Health Aug 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Edmonton, Canada) Access to health care and the usage of emergency departments are popular topics in the news.
Other Aug 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A group of researchers at the University of Alberta hopes to draw attention to what has become a forgotten essential nutrient.
Health Aug 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 6
A University of Alberta study shows that simply educating farmers about the hazards of pesticides can reduce their chance of usage by nine per cent.
Health Aug 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0