Access to safer supply rapidly increased during COVID-19: study
The number of programs and prescribers offering safer supply to reduce risk of overdose increased dramatically in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study looking at services across Canada.
Jun 16, 2022
UBC researchers help find solutions to the overdose crisis
Every day at UBC, researchers are working to gain a deeper understanding of the factors driving the overdose crisis and to determine potential solutions.
Jul 30, 2019
UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes
Reducing a specific protein in the fat cells of mice not only prevents onset of Type 2 diabetes but also appears to reverse the disease in the animals, researchers at the University of British Columbia and Sweden’s Karolinska Institute have found.
Jun 17, 2019