Preventing post-op nausea a worthy goal

Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Research Challenge team weighs approaches, sees study published... Read more

New initiative to advance brain care

Thursday, September 19, 2019

University Hospital Foundation backs fund to honour renowned neurosurgeon... Read more

New projects aim to ease transitions in care

Friday, July 19, 2019

CIHR funding supports three Alberta research teams... Read more

Research study changes life of migraine sufferer

Monday, June 24, 2019

AHS supported studies advancing patient care... Read more

Stroke program has rural Albertans covered

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Farming family grateful for integrated approach to care... Read more

Clinical trial helps give life back to couple

Thursday, May 16, 2019

While still reeling from a breast cancer diagnosis, Sharon Gower learned her husband was facing a cancer diagnosis of his own.... Read more

Technology brings moms closer to ill newborns

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

When medical issues separate mothers from their newborns, technology is helping to bridge the emotional gap at the Misericordia Community Hospital through its award-winning NowICU program.... Read more

Longer clinic hours help patients avoid hospital stay

Friday, May 10, 2019

Some able to receive chemotherapy as outpatients... Read more

Excess weight projected to be second-leading preventable cause of cancer

Thursday, May 9, 2019

AHS UCalgary researchers find nearly 40 per cent of cancers can be prevented... Read more

EMBRACE helps newborns ease into life after opioids

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

New program empowers moms and helps babies in withdrawal... Read more

Revolutionary gene therapy gives new lease on life

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Clinical Trials Unit performs first-in-Canada procedure at Foothills... Read more

Foothills project puts maternal safety first

Friday, February 15, 2019

Initiative ensures prompt diagnosis and care for women who experience blood loss after giving birth.... Read more

AHS among partners advancing health research, services

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Members of military, veterans, public safety personnel to benefit... Read more

Education stations keep emergency skills sharp

Monday, February 11, 2019

Clinical educators at Foothills create onsite modules, available around the clock, to bring knowledge to staff... Read more

Caffeine helps premature babies

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Follow-up study done on toddlers shows health benefits... Read more

Kipnes family pledges 10 million dollars to advance urology care

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Northern Alberta Urology Centre renamed to honour philanthropists... Read more

Research aims to improve Indigenous health outcomes

Thursday, January 31, 2019

South Zone research project receives $1.4M Alberta Innovates grant... Read more

Foundation builds on legacy of care in Claresholm

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New technology benefits patients clinicians in community... Read more

Foundation program furthers EMS research

Monday, January 7, 2019

Paramedic awarded bursary to support study of pre-hospital care... Read more

Gamma Knife puts end to years of headaches

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

'I haven't had a migraine since... it's nothing short of a miracle'... Read more

Lethbridge garners praise for surgical outcomes

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Chinook Regional Hospital applauded by American College of Surgeons... Read more

Tom Baker initiative boosts capacity trims wait times

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

New processes improve radiosurgery for cancer patients... Read more

Glenrose eases access for patients

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Hospital team embraces fresh strategies to improve flow and transparency... Read more

New smartphone application supports cancer patients

Thursday, November 29, 2018

My Care Conversations... Read more

Mom and daughter GLAD to get moving

Monday, November 19, 2018

Program helps participants manage osteoarthritis build up strength... Read more

Mechanical heart health gets a boost

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Ventricular Assist Device education day for patients and family... Read more

New $24M neuro ICU to boost brain care at U of A Hospital

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Government of Alberta and University Hospital Foundation pledge $12M each... Read more

Kidney One on One program makes connections

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Newcomers befriend patients to navigate world of kidney care transplant... Read more

New hemophilia treatment lets young Jace play

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Drug therapy at Stollery reduces risk of prolonged bleeds... Read more

Another patient group bounces back faster after surgery

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Enhanced Recovery after Surgery guidelines improving outcomes for women with gynecological cancers... Read more

Product adds protection for some prostate cancer patients

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Injectable gel creates buffer space for nearby healthy tissues during radiation therapy... Read more

Brave kids boost research at Stollery

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Pediatric Clinical Investigations Unit creates friendly relaxed setting for families to take part... Read more

Donor gift keeps on giving to advance research

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Seven recipients share nearly $700 000 in newly established Kaye Fund Competition... Read more

Virtual reality eases pain for wound-care patients

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Rockyview General Hospital breaks new ground with novel therapy... Read more

Complex Care Hub a home-grown option

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Program lets patients enjoy all the comforts of home plus hospital-quality care... Read more

Cross Cancer Institute celebrates 50 years

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Cross Cancer Institute has proven itself a leader cancer research, prevention, treatment and care initiatives since opening its doors in 1968.... Read more

AHS gets supply chain boost

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Alberta Health Services is now the beneficiary of some cutting edge ideas for optimizing its supply chain following a design competition organized by an international network composed of industry lead... Read more

Paying memories forward to fight cancer

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Friends of late Dylan Somers rally to raise money for research... Read more

Earlier palliative care goal of PaCES project

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Giving patients living with advanced colorectal cancer access to palliative care support.... Read more

New child and adolescent mental health centre coming for Calgary

Monday, May 28, 2018

Alberta Health Services, Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation join forces to bring new and improved services, more timely access to care.... Read more

Shrinking waitlist a boon for Calgary GI patients

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Enhanced Primary Care Pathways bring faster access to specialists... Read more

Technology brings better imaging, faster scans

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

New CT scanner goes online in Fort McMurray... Read more

Neuro suite improves odds for stroke patients

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Bruce Nelson, 70, believes his stroke may have been a blessing in disguise.... Read more

AHS garners Patient Experience Awards for inspiring positive change

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Health Quality Council of Alberta honours inner-city, community paramedic and kidney-care initiatives... Read more

Fresh start for sickle cell patient

Monday, May 14, 2018

Stem cell transplant for adult one of first in Canada... Read more

Improving the quality of surgical care across Alberta

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Albertans are spending less time in hospital after surgery.... Read more

Shedding light on concussions

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

New study at Alberta Children’s Hospital to use portable brain imaging system developed by UCalgary team.... Read more

Delirium not just part of being sick

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

ICUs across Alberta tackle its root causes to improve patient outcomes... Read more

Breast-cancer survivors needed for research study

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Get Moving study sees AHS and UCalgary researchers probe link between physical activity and survival.... Read more

Researchers study emergency department experiences

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

First Nations partnership key to coming up with ideas for improvement... Read more

Brain surgery without breaking the skin

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Instant results and no scar. These are words one rarely associates with brain surgery until now.... Read more

Gratitude that keeps on giving

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Hematology patient says thanks with $3M gift to University of Alberta Hospital... Read more

Faster hip-fracture surgeries a homegrown solution for Central Alberta

Monday, January 15, 2018

Quality Innovation Fund empowers front-line care teams to drive quality improvement across the clinical spectrum... Read more

Iron Man teen enjoys his robot rehab

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

When Hussain Alhussainy puts on a high-tech exoskeleton during therapy, he feels like Iron Man.... Read more

AHS hospitals hit top 40 list

Thursday, December 21, 2017

AHS research hospitals in Calgary and Edmonton placed in the top half of a national ranking – for the second year running.... Read more

Capsule transplant proves effective in treating infection

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Results of Alberta-led clinical trial published in Journal of the American Medical Association... Read more

Capsule research paves way for simpler C. difficile treatment

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

EDMONTON - An Alberta-led clinical trial has shown Fecal Microbiota Transplant is as effective in treating clostridium difficile infections whether delivered by colonoscopy or by swallowing capsules.... Read more

Pedal pushers turn weekend warriors to combat cancer

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Epic adventure, breathtaking Rockies scenery and a cool fundraiser to keep cancer on the run.... Read more

Baby Journey just got better

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Having a newborn in intensive care is never easy for parents through the compassion and teamwork of their babies' caregivers, parents now have a little less to worry about.... Read more

Pay it forward with the gift of life

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

This is National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week an opportunity to honour organ and tissue donors and their families who have so graciously given the gift of life and better health to many indiv... Read more

Research changes how patients eat and heal after surgery

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

If you have had surgery you know your operation can feel like a sprint and your recovery can feel like a marathon. A growing body of research shows that good nutrition can get you across the finish li... Read more

A good shock to the system

Thursday, March 23, 2017

World-renowned researcher brings stroke-rehab technology to Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.... Read more

Researcher adds expertise to spinal cord rehab program

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

EDMONTON — A world-class researcher and bioengineer has joined the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital to help guide a program that support patients with spinal cord and neurological injuries.... Read more

Alberta stroke care among fastest in world

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Time from onset of stroke to treatment, or door-to-needle time, halved to 36 minutes by AHS strategy.... Read more

'Major step forward' in treating genetic illness

Friday, February 17, 2017

Calgary man first in world to undergo gene therapy for inherited Fabry disease.... Read more

Gene therapy used to treat Fabry disease – a world first

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Calgary patient with rare inherited condition receives transplant of altered stem cells.... Read more

AHS hospitals make national top-research list

Thursday, November 10, 2016

AHS research hospitals in Calgary and Edmonton have placed in the top half of a national ranking survey.... Read more

Keeping seniors on track for superior health

Friday, September 30, 2016

New study employs free preventive meds, education to help seniors better follow their treatment plans.... Read more

Sisters team up to boost diabetes research

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Alberta Children’s Hospital contributes to global TrialNet study.... Read more

Study looks at benefits of early exoskeleton use

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Researchers eye benefits for spinal cord injury patients.... Read more

Spirit of invention alive and well at Glenrose

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

New technology hub puts rehab hospital at forefront of health-care innovation.... Read more

A Brighter Future for Women and Children

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Research that donors make possible is saving and improving the lives of women and children. And a historic donation means the future is even brighter.... Read more

New lease on life for kids with sickle cell anemia

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Novel therapy grows new immune system from transplanted family stem cells.... Read more

Stroke centre in Westlock achieves timely recoveries

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Minutes and seconds. For Janna Ziegler, they made the difference between life as a stroke patient and recovery from stroke.... Read more

Taking the pressure off moms-to-be

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Researchers test new way to predict risk of high blood pressure in pregnancy.... Read more

'Cheaters' prosper sooner after rotator cuff surgery

Friday, April 29, 2016

New research shows not wearing a sling can speed up patients' return to mobility.... Read more

Different strokes

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Robotic research aims to help kids with early brain injuries.... Read more

Exercise a big plus in beating prostate cancer

Thursday, March 24, 2016

New AHS research shows physical activity after diagnosis helps men live longer.... Read more

Helping kids breathe easier

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Asthma research gives electronic care guide to family docs.... Read more

Research could help young cancer survivors sleep easier

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

CALGARY — It’s a bitter irony that many kids with cancer who have overcome their illnesses are then challenged by an everyday function that most people take for granted: the ability to fall and stay a... Read more

Study shows almost half of cancers are preventable

Thursday, February 4, 2016

About 45 per cent of cancer cases in Alberta are linked to a handful of modifiable factors, according to new statistics from Alberta Health Services (AHS).... Read more

Stroke patient grateful for 'miracle' of research

Thursday, December 3, 2015

AHS strategy integrates research, innovation in health system... Read more

A breath of fresh hope

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Lung cancer study aims for earlier detection and cure.... Read more

Pilot study weighs lung cancer screening for early detection - Calgary Release

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Researchers in Calgary and Edmonton have launched a lung cancer screening study to determine the best criteria for catching the deadly disease while it’s still treatable.... Read more

Pilot study weighs lung cancer screening for early detection - Edmonton Release

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Researchers in Calgary and Edmonton have launched a lung cancer screening study to determine the best criteria for catching the deadly disease while it’s still treatable.... Read more

AHS program speeds surgical recoveries

Monday, November 23, 2015

ERAS gets mastectomy, breast reconstruction patients home sooner.... Read more

Alberta to lead national ALS research team

Thursday, November 19, 2015

$2.94M grant drives hopes for better detection and cure.... Read more

Breast reconstruction patients having quicker recoveries

Monday, November 16, 2015

Many Calgary women undergoing mastectomy and breast reconstruction are leaving hospital sooner with the expansion of a program that offers a new way of caring for surgical patients.... Read more

Alberta invention gives preterm babies best possible start

Monday, November 2, 2015

CALGARY – In a North American first, researchers at Foothills Medical Centre have developed a device that allows preterm infants to receive resuscitation and other interventions immediately after birt... Read more

Hazel steps up to help other kids

Friday, October 16, 2015

Diagnosed with rare kidney disorder, she joins national study... Read more

Calgary researchers advancing the study of vasculitis in kids

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

In extremely rare diagnosis, doctor finds Takayasu’s arteritis in Airdrie boy.... Read more

More than just a stuffy nose

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Researcher casts light on serious impact of sinus inflammation.... Read more

Researchers seek genetic cause for fainting

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Findings could lead to effective treatment for condition.... Read more

Stroke researchers eye high-intensity exercise for rehab

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Langdon woman credits study for her remarkable recovery.... Read more

Quadriplegic can breathe freely again

Monday, April 27, 2015

Leading-edge surgery reduces need for ventilator.... Read more

Spotting a heart attack sooner

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Cardiac research aims to improve care, shorten time in waiting room.... Read more

Researchers seek evidence of ‘mini-strokes’ in blood

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Study could lead to simple test for TIAs.... Read more

How teens with autism learn

Friday, January 16, 2015

Brain research aims to improve quality of life.... Read more

Resistance is frugal

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Low-cost exercise may help people with Type 2 diabetes.... Read more