Faculty of Health and Social Development
By Nathan Skolski on January 10, 2018
UBC researcher Danika Quesnel says telling people who are undergoing treatment for an eating disorder to completely abstain from exercise can be detrimental to the patient’s recovery and long-term health.
By Patty Wellborn on December 19, 2017
Research shows the old adage ‘teach someone to fish’ instead of giving them a fish, rings true when it comes to helping people with Type 2 diabetes.
By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2017
A UBC study investigating how cancer patients might use an advance care planning software created for seniors has shown promising results and led to improvements in the program.
By Nathan Skolski on November 27, 2017
UBC Okanagan is embarking on the largest fundraising campaign for students its 12-year history.
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By Nathan Skolski on November 15, 2017
J.J. had a choice. Continue to consume a daily cocktail of diabetes medication or change the way he eats.
By Nathan Skolski on November 13, 2017
With world diabetes day just around the corner on November 14, UBC Okanagan associate professor Mary Jung wants to help those living with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes create, and more importantly, maintain healthy habits.
By Patty Wellborn on October 27, 2017
Every fall UBC’s Okanagan campus hosts Thrive, a weeklong series of events for the university community focused on building positive mental health for everyone.
By Patty Wellborn on October 19, 2017
The UBC Faculty of Medicine Southern Medical Program is launching a new research program aimed at progressing the research front when it comes to the prevention and management of chronic diseases.
By Nathan Skolski on October 11, 2017
In the quest to improve physical performance, many athletes are turning to untested nutritional supplements.
By Nathan Skolski on October 2, 2017
Ask any parent. Their most important goal is to raise children who are healthy—physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally.