Skewed research results led to lack of access to mammography for women in their 40s, say researchers

An influential breast cancer screening trial was not randomized properly and should be withdrawn, new evidence shows.

Smart sound system could relieve anxiety for ICU patients

Researchers are using AI to create customized soundscapes that could help patients relax and sleep better while in intensive care.

Leading researchers team up to bring promising chemotherapy treatment to human trials

After a rejected patent application nearly derailed years of research, the new drug is now in clinical trials thanks to timely support from two top experts.

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Michael Houghton Awarded 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

University of Alberta virologist awarded Nobel Prize

Michael Houghton wins Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Harvey J. Alter and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C (HCV) virus.

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Michael Houghton reacts to receiving Nobel Prize