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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.
February 12, 2020
Neonatal specialist receives $2.2 million in federal funding to pinpoint oxygen mix needed to resuscitate preterm babies while minimizing long-term health risks.
February 11, 2020
Patients and staff report greater satisfaction with care provided at home.
February 6, 2020
University of Alberta assessment used worldwide to improve health care for seniors.
February 5, 2020
Hot baths do more harm than good, says dermatologist who offers expert tips for keeping your skin supple when the weather turns cold and dry.
February 4, 2020
Provincewide team of health-care professionals and parents determine best practices for neonatal palliative care.
February 3, 2020
U of A alumnus and professor emeritus Michael Bullard built the foundations for Taiwan’s emergency medicine program during his nine-year stint on the island.
Cultivating relationships across North America helped lead to the many firsts contributed by the professor emerita to this specialized form of care.
Issues persist even when drug treatments for gestational diabetes are given, U of A study shows.
A round-up of news stories involving the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.
January 31, 2020
Collaborative project, exhibition and book blend art and medicine to convey life-changing impact of cancer on patients.