Couples often have difficulty regaining a satisfying sex life
following hysterectomy for cancer - photo by Mel Curtis
UBC Reports | Vol. 50 | No. 11 | Dec.
Cancer and Sex: The Unspoken Harm
When Linda Mercer underwent a radical hysterectomy to treat
her cancer, she found herself and her husband struggling to
regain a satisfying sex life.
A Less than Steller Diet
Adolescent Steller sea lions may not be consuming enough
prey to satisfy their nutritional needs. But, unlike some
young humans, it’s not due to bad eating habits.
UBC United Way Campaign Update
As the 2004 UBC United Way campaign wraps up this month,
volunteers and donors continue to support this growing campaign.
Bridging Troubled Waters
Music may soothe the savage beast. But can it help warring
ethnic youth gangs avoid violence?
UBC Program is Helping War Victims be Heard
Erin Baines was walking with some of Uganda’s “night
commuters” in the town of Kitgum when she got the call
about the deadly ambush.
Can We Trust the Drug Companies?
Imagine you are a 75-year-old woman who has been taking a
daily drug to relieve arthritis pain. You’re shocked
to learn the drug just got pulled off the market worldwide
and you wonder if you can trust your doctor to know what’s
Building a Better Mouse
Consider the computer mouse. Most of us spend hours each
day holding one, yet we rarely give a second thought to how
it feels or looks.
UBC Team to Compete in U.S. Defense Department Robotic Challenge
UBC’s Centre for Environmental Research in Minerals,
Metals and Materials (CERM3) will participate in a U.S. Defense
Department competition designed to accelerate research and
development in autonomous ground vehicle technology to help
save lives on the battlefield.
Writing 101 Strikes a Chord in Vancouver’s Downtown
A unique Canadian university outreach program that makes
liberal arts education accessible to inner-city residents
is expanding in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (DTES).