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Outstanding areas of medical research at the University of Alberta include diabetes, obesity, virology, heart disease, motor control and rehabilitation, protein structure and function, and transplantation.
January 21, 2020
It's smart to stay home from work for two to four days when you have a bad cold, and up to seven days if you have the flu, says a U of A infectious disease expert.
January 14, 2020
Study uncovers attitudes of Canadian health-care providers, employers and people living with obesity.
All 13 victims remembered by friends and family who shared stories of grief and gratitude for loved ones.
January 10, 2020
Community Memorial and Support Information
January 6, 2020
Karen K. Lee is a physician and Director of Housing for Health and an associate professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine in the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the new book Fit Cities: My Quest to Improve the World’s Health and Wellness – Including Yours.
December 11, 2019
“If our model is correct, then we can begin investigating ways we could block or interrupt the mechanism of viral entry.”
December 4, 2019
U of A and Atlas Biotechnologies to explore use of medical cannabis for treating MS, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s diseases.
December 3, 2019
U of A research has a proven concept to restore spinal function.
November 13, 2019
Just two days of high-sugar diet increases susceptibility to colitis and worsens symptoms in mice, U of A researchers find.
November 6, 2019
Physician studies barriers to effective patient-doctor communication.