By Christine Zeindler on May 2, 2018
Physical activity is an effective way to help improve the many mental and physical effects of breast cancer treatment. Yet, studies show up to 70 per cent of breast cancer survivors are not getting enough activity.
By Christine Zeindler on April 26, 2018
About four per cent of Canadian children are living with a disability and their level of physical activity has been unknown, until now.
By Christine Zeindler on September 18, 2017
As grade-schoolers concentrate on the three Rs, many university students are already planning their future careers. Many believe top grades are the key to landing successful jobs, but does this always hold true?
By Christine Zeindler on September 11, 2017
The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you’re a chicken.
By Christine Zeindler on June 14, 2017
Just one 30-minute bout of exercise makes women feel stronger and thinner, according to a new UBC study. And the positive effect lasts well beyond the activity itself, which may be good news for women concerned about their body image.
By Christine Zeindler on May 16, 2017
The evidence is clear. Physical activity is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s disease, says a panel of researchers and not-for-profit leaders, led by UBC’s Okanagan campus.
By Christine Zeindler on April 10, 2017
Food purists may have cause to celebrate thanks to a recent international study directed by the University of British Columbia. The study, which evaluated the spread of genetically modified (GM) organisms to non-modified crops, has implications from farm to family.
By Christine Zeindler on March 14, 2017
Canada’s parliamentary poet laureate George Elliott Clarke will be speaking at UBC’s Okanagan campus Thursday.
By Christine Zeindler on March 13, 2017
UBC is poised to accelerate cybersecurity and financial risk research in Canada and beyond, thanks to a $2-million donation from Scotiabank.