BC Children’s Hospital
Media Release | May 2, 2016
Research into the impact of a child’s upbringing and social and physical environments on the development of asthma will receive $2 million to tackle the condition that affects as many as one in three Canadians.
Media Release | June 18, 2014
A new mobile app developed by UBC researchers can measure respiratory rate in children roughly six times faster than the standard manual method.
Media Release | March 26, 2014
New research shows sugary drinks are the worst offenders in the fight against youth obesity and recommends that B.C. schools fully implement healthy eating guidelines to reduce their consumption.
December 27, 2013 - by Jon Azpiri with files from Abeer Yusuf
UBC researchers have developed a mobile Phone Oximeter that could save lives of those who live beyond the reach of regular doctor care.
Media Release | August 8, 2013
A new study has shone a spotlight on the peacekeeping mechanisms in our intestines.
UBC, CFRI and BC Children’s researchers to lead $2.8-million project to reduce deadly infection in Bangladeshi mothers, children
Media Release | December 1, 2011
Researchers from the University of British Columbia, Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) and BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) have won a $2.8-million grant from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) to improve the survival rate of Bangladeshi mothers, newborns and young children through the prevention of sepsis, a life-threatening form of infection in which the bloodstream is overwhelmed by bacteria.
Media Release | August 11, 2011
Pregnant women taking prenatal supplements may not be getting enough vitamin D, shows a new Vancouver-based study led Timothy Green, associate professor at the University of British Columbia and Child […]
Media Release | August 6, 2010
Youth, prison inmates and individuals with multiple tattoos that cover large parts of their bodies are at higher risk of contracting hepatitis C and other blood-borne diseases, according to a University of British Columbia study.