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Valeant’s ‘female Viagra’ sales team axed amid low demand

Valeant Pharmaceuticals has terminated its external sales team for its libido-enhancing drug for women due to poor demand for the medication, reports the Toronto Star. UBC professor Lori Brotto says […]

Vancouver campus end of term centennial celebration

Defence industry update–new contracts and work announced

An Ottawa Citizen article about recent defence industry initiatives includes a $2 million investment by Seaspan in UBC’s naval architecture and marine engineering programs. The investment allowed for two new […]

Shame, fear and the spike in C-sections

The popularity of C-sections was the focus of a new National Post article. Experts say fears of vaginal delivery, lasting damage to pelvic muscles, and of risking the baby, have […]

Vancouver linked to Panamanian company at centre of global furor

The company at the centre of the Panama Papers document leak has a B.C. connection, according to a Vancouver Sun report. A company named Mossack Fonseca (Canada) Inc. was incorporated […]

Time to provide dental care to low-income patients: UBC prof

Vancouver Metro News highlighted new UBC research that shows the oral health of low-income groups is worse than reported in previous health surveys. Researcher Annette Browne said this is unlikely […]

UBCO students work to solve Kelowna’s traffic problems

Around 200 UBC Okanagan management students will turn their talents to solving a real life problem for Kelowna: how to immediately reduce the number of single-occupancy car trips without spending […]