Faculty of Health and Social Development
By Patty Wellborn on March 8, 2017
With a growing trend of people choosing to die at home, UBC researchers have determined that those caring for palliative loved-ones need more support from health care professionals than they are currently getting.
By Patty Wellborn on March 7, 2017
The physical and mental health of many first-year university students takes a sharp decline, even when they are given pedometers to encourage exercise, UBC research has determined.
By Patty Wellborn on March 3, 2017
From advances in chronic disease interventions to improving wireless communications, innovative research projects at UBC Okanagan are attracting national attention.
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By Patty Wellborn on February 9, 2017
Photographs may lead to better treatment and care for patients in rural communities, a UBC Okanagan study shows.
By Patty Wellborn on February 1, 2017
A basic hand-grip test has proven to be a reliable tool to monitor the decline of patients with Parkinson’s diseases.
By Christine Zeindler on January 11, 2017
Just one session of interval weight-training can decrease the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, according to a UBC Okanagan study. This is encouraging news for those starting the New Year with good intentions.
UBC Okanagan receives more than $1 million in federal grant funding for social sciences and humanities research
By Patty Wellborn on December 22, 2016
UBC Okanagan has received over $1 million in federal grant funding across multiple disciplines from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). The funding, awarded earlier this year, will support an array of social, cultural, economic, sustainability and arts-based research projects.
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By Matthew Grant on December 8, 2016
Cultural adaptations in juvenile justice may not be working
By Patty Wellborn on December 7, 2016
New moms are increasingly using expressed breast milk (either pumped or expressed by hand) instead of directly breastfeeding their babies, according to a UBC study.
By Patty Wellborn on November 29, 2016
UBC researchers have demonstrated that simple, cost-effective email messages can help improve the health habits of Canadians.