Alberta Innovates Health Solutions

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Name: Alberta Innovates Health Solutions
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Study Pinpoints Mechanism That May Help Reverse Chronic Pain

Neuroscientists have reportedly discovered a mechanism that may be able to reverse chronic pain. A university news release states that the research conducted by neuroscientist Gerald Zamponi, PhD, lead study author, (pictured above) and his team at the ... [Published Rehab Manegement - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers unlock new mechanism in pain management

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 3-Sep-2014It's in the brain where we perceive the unpleasant sensations of pain, and researchers have long been examining how calcium channels in the brain and peripheral nervous system contribute to the development of chronic pain ... [Published EurekAlert! - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

High School students spend summer alongside U of A researchers

Most parents would discourage their kids from spending their summer inside, but not in this case.Grade 11 student Victoria Sajtovich was picked to do genetic research with Dr. Sarah Hughes at the U of A, so she’s been working in the lab for the past six ... [Published CHED 630 AM - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

High school students get a jump on research at the U of L

Six local high school students have been learning their way around University of Lethbridge re labs this summer through the Heritage Youth Reer Summer (HYRS) program.The HYRS program gives high school students who are entering Grade 12 an intensive six-week ... [Published Noodls - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

University of Lethbridge Researchers Show Risks for Preterm Birth and Newborn Health Could Have Their Roots in Grandmothers' Experiences

A new research study showing that stress in pregnant rats can shorten the length of pregnancy in subsequent generations could provide clues to the causes of preterm birth in humans.A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Lethbridge, ... [Published Municipal Suppliers - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

High school student using robotics to research stroke rehabilitation

A file photo of the Foothills Hospital in NW Calgary. A Calgary high school senior is wrapping up a summer research project that could help make a big different in the lives of stroke patients.Tingting Yan has been working alongside researchers with Alberta ... [Published 660 News - Aug 11 2014]

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"Chronic pain can be a debilitating condition that affects many people and is often poorly controlled by currently available treatments. Therefore, new treatment avenues are needed. Our discovery opens the door towards new treatments, and based on the data that we have so far, it is a viable strategy" says Zamponi, the lead author of the study and senior associate dean of research at the Cumming School of Medicine
"We have participated in HYRS for at least five years. It's a great opportunity to get lab experience in a real lab setting," says Wieden. "We have had students significantly contributing to the re activity." Another four HYRS students are getting experience in neuroscience labs. Emily Milder (Catholic Central High School) is working in Dr...

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