By Christine Zeindler on November 5, 2018
With health information just one-click away, it’s not surprising that 70 per cent of Canadians consult the internet before their doctor. And if a patient has to travel to see a physician, the numbers of internet searches increase.
By Christine Zeindler on October 12, 2018
From wearable technology that monitors physical activity to an online rental platform, UBC entrepreneurs showcased their ideas at the opening of the Innovation UBC Kelowna Hub, Thursday.
By Christine Zeindler on September 27, 2018
Many think they’re doing a favour by texting criticism instead of giving it in person. Not so, say researchers at UBC Okanagan’s campus who have determined that negative comments can have the same impact regardless of how they are delivered.
By Christine Zeindler on August 27, 2018
Researchers at UBC’s Okanagan campus have developed a new and improved method to judge the effectiveness of experimental therapies for neurodegeneration—the progressive loss of neurons.
By Christine Zeindler on June 6, 2018
Ashley Kerik has always had itchy feet. Since graduating from high school, she approached the world as one big laboratory, where new discoveries were just around the bend.
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?