February 18, 2014
Canada going wrong direction on prison health, UBC physician says.
February 6, 2014
Physical activity can slow cognitive decline, says UBC physical therapist.
Media Release | October 22, 2013
The University of British Columbia welcomes the decision by the B.C. Ministry of Health to resume its support for the Therapeutics Initiative, a project managed by members of the Faculty of Medicine.
Media Release | August 15, 2013
Canadian high schools with long-standing anti-homophobia policies or gay-straight alliances (GSAs) have a positive effect on gay and straight students’ problem alcohol use.
August 12, 2013
On Sept. 11, Statistics Canada will be releasing new data from the National Household Survey on income and housing. UBC Prof. Paul Kershaw speaks about the issues related to the financial pressures facing young Canadians.
Media Release | August 9, 2013
A new study is revealing multiple health concerns faced by an tenants in Vancouver’s SRO hotels.
Media Release | August 8, 2013
A new study has shone a spotlight on the peacekeeping mechanisms in our intestines.
Media Release | July 31, 2013
One size chart doesn’t fit all when it comes to evaluating birth weight and health outcomes of newborns, according to UBC researchers.
Media Release | July 29, 2013
By observing the eye movements of schizophrenia patients, a UBC researcher has discovered a potential explanation for some of their symptoms.
July 25, 2013 - by Brian Lin
Women in rural areas have less access to abortion services than their urban counterparts, says UBC’s Dr. Wendy Norman.
Media Release | July 25, 2013
UBC researchers have apprehended tiny, elusive parasites that have plagued oysters from B.C. to California.
July 23, 2013
Prof. Anita Ho tackles complex ethical matters such as assisted suicide, in vitro fertilization and private healthcare.
Media Release | July 17, 2013
A new UBC study shows that most East Asian adolescents in B.C. are not sexually active, but those who are may engage in high-risk sexual behaviours.
Media Release | July 9, 2013
University of British Columbia researchers have developed a vaccine to halt the spread of West Nile Virus (WNV) among common and endangered bird species.
Media Release | June 13, 2013
Media Release | June 12, 2013
UBC researchers have developed a MRI technique to detect multiple sclerosis.
Media Release | May 14, 2013
Forget apples – lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
Media Release | May 9, 2013
Global research finds rare evidence of universal trait…
Media Release | April 16, 2013
UBC researchers have found a new potential use for the over-the-counter pain drug Tylenol. The study suggests the drug may also reduce the psychological effects of the fear and anxiety over the human condition, or existential dread.