University of Calgary

Drug offers new pain management therapy for diabetics

A study from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute shows there is evidence to support a new drug therapy called nabilone to treat diabetic neuropathy, or nerve pain. Researchers enrolled 60 patients with diabetic ...

Oct 30, 2012
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Study shows ER nurses not immune to critical incidents

(Medical Xpress) -- Emergency room (ER) nurses deal with critical incidents daily and appear to be able to seamlessly carry on with their work. Recent research from a Master of Nursing student at the University of Calgary, ...

Jul 17, 2012
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Solving the mystery of blood clotting

How and when our blood clots is one of those incredibly complex and important processes in our body that we rarely think about. If your blood doesn't clot and you cut yourself, you could bleed to death, if ...

Mar 19, 2012
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New way to image bleeding in arteries of the brain

New research from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute shows that by using a CT scan (computerized tomography), doctors can predict which patients are at risk of continued bleeding in the brain after a stroke. ...

Mar 08, 2012
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Doctors find new way to predict recurrent stroke

New research from the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) shows that using a CT (computerised tomography) scan, doctors can predict if patients who have had a transient ischemic attack (TIA) or minor stroke, ...

Feb 24, 2012
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Infection is an important post-stroke problem

After a stroke the brain tries to protect itself by blocking all inflammation. However, this also makes the patient highly susceptible to infection which can lead to death. Researchers have now discovered the mechanism behind ...

Oct 26, 2011
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