University of Calgary

Cancer researchers test their homes for radon

Cancer researchers and clinicians are testing their homes for radon gas this month in an effort to bring awareness to the cancer-causing radioactive gas that could be lurking in the homes of Canadians.

Jan 23, 2014
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Study shines light on how stress circuits learn

Researchers at the University of Calgary's Hotchkiss Brain Institute have discovered that stress circuits in the brain undergo profound learning early in life. Using a number of cutting edge approaches, including ...

Apr 07, 2013
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Global consensus on concussion in sport

An international panel of concussion experts has provided new guidelines on evaluating and treating concussions during sporting events and in clinical settings.

Mar 11, 2013
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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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