University of Alberta
Talking on a hands-free device while behind the wheel can lead to a sharp increase in errors that could imperil other drivers on the road, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Health May 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Cardiac study used as source for new guidelines on treating people undergoing coronary artery bypass surgery
Cardiac research from the University of Alberta had serious impact as a source for the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association's new guidelines on how to treat patients undergoing coronary artery ...
Cardiology May 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Medical researchers discover new ways to target, develop and design drugs to prevent and treat viral infection
Researchers at the University of Alberta have discovered a new drug target, developed a new drug and identified a new way to design drugs—all of which could be a winning combination in the battle against viruses.
Medical research May 22, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A multi-site pilot project developed by University of Alberta researchers is providing a breath of fresh air for children with asthma and severe allergies by helping them interact with peers online and boosting ...
Health May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—An anti-hypertension drug administered intravenously for a single four-hour treatment resulted in dramatic improvements of symptoms for people living with schizophrenia, according to newly published findings ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 09, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from the University of Alberta are abuzz after using fruit flies to find new ways of taking advantage of caffeine's lethal effects on cancer cells—results that could one day ...
Cancer Apr 18, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 0 |
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 Xpress) -- Sarah Moore says that if you want your memorable family resort vacation to stay memorable, move away from the keyboard. Seriously.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2012 | 4.5 / 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 |
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 |
Toddlers who suffered a stroke as babies are learning how to walk thanks to research being conducted at the University of Alberta.
Neuroscience May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A multidisciplinary research team in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta has taken a big step towards understanding the cause and potential cure for a deadly ...
Cardiology Jun 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 3 |
Overweight children are far more likely to take prescription medications than children of a normal weight—a trend that adds to already higher health-care costs for treating childhood obesity, according ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0