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January 11, 2019
Discovery unlocks potential new target for personalized treatment.
December 12, 2018
Results highlight importance of weight management and blood sugar control during pregnancy to future health of children, say U of A researchers.
November 15, 2018
U of A researchers add practical information on website to provide resources and help health pregnant women learn critical self-care skills.
November 8, 2018
As many as 26 per cent of women who get silicone breast implants are likely to develop an autoimmune disease.
October 25, 2018
Last year’s flu season was bad, and more people may be at risk this year, but you can help protect them by getting a flu shot, says U of A infectious disease expert.
October 24, 2018
Breakthrough study shows influenza symptoms subside about one to two days sooner with baloxavir marboxil.
August 22, 2018
Five-year research project gets $1-million federal funding boost.
August 10, 2018
One-of-a-kind U of A device gives food processors a much faster, better way to check consumables for dangerous pathogens, research shows.
July 31, 2018
More research is needed to confirm mesh-implanted patient symptoms are linked with autoimmune disorder, says U of A doctor.
July 30, 2018
U of A dermatologist addresses the biggest concerns people may have about using sunscreen - including whether it causes cancer.