UBC School of Nursing
Media Release | December 5, 2017
Close to half of transgender young Canadians aren’t accessing health care when they need it, according to a new study from the University of British Columbia.
Media Release | October 2, 2017
Gay and bisexual men making less than $30,000 a year and without a university degree have more than five times the odds of attempting suicide compared with their more advantaged peers, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
Media Release | June 29, 2017
Many nursing home residents have a fairly pain-free experience until the end of life, but at least a third suffer persistent, significant pain during their last six months.
Media Release | February 22, 2017
While participation in sports has been declining among high school students in B.C. overall, even fewer gay, lesbian and bisexual teens are involved in sports than 15 years ago, says a new UBC study.
December 13, 2016
UBC nursing professor Colleen Varcoe and her colleagues are studying an intervention to improve the health and wellbeing of indigenous women.
Media Release | July 27, 2016
LGBTQ support programs in schools could significantly reduce suicide attempts, binge drinking and other risky behaviours among both straight and sexual minority students.
Media Release | July 21, 2016
Sexual minority boys and girls are more likely to purge or take laxatives, use diet pills, or fast to lose weight than their straight peers, and those disordered eating trends may not be improving, according to new research from the University of British Columbia.
June 13, 2016
A panel of pediatric specialists led by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) released their first sleep recommendations for children between four months and 18 years today.
Media Release | May 3, 2016
Community-based social groups could play a crucial role in empowering people with early-onset dementia, according to new UBC research.
September 29, 2015
Canada’s population is aging rapidly, with one-quarter of residents expected to be 65 and older by the year 2036.
Media Release | February 10, 2015
The Government of Canada today honoured Ethel Johns, founding director of the UBC School of Nursing, as a Person of National Historic Significance.
February 6, 2015
The Government of Canada has declared Ethel Johns, founding director of the UBC School of Nursing, a Person of National Historic Significance. Johns was a lifelong advocate of nursing education and professional practice.
April 19, 2012
A University of British Columbia study has provided a unique window into the worlds of 25 young men as they struggle to find ways to grieve their male friends. Live for the Moment is an exhibition at The Fall Gallery in Vancouver, B.C. featuring photos taken by research participants to answer questions about grief, loss and dealing with it as a man.