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Posts Tagged ‘Health’

UBC presents second annual Okanagan Embrace Aging month

March 5, 2015 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Public events to feature discussions on things from singing to hanging up car keys.

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New Year, new research offers hope for curbing old habits

January 27, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Mary Jung, assistant professor with the School of Health and Exercise Sciences.

UBC prof. provides five tactics for sticking with a healthy exercise routine.

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UBC opens the door to talk about Men’s Sheds

January 22, 2015 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Panel discussion will provide details to help improve wellness for local men.

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First-year UBC Nursing students seek patient volunteers

January 7, 2015 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

UBC Okanagan’s School of Nursing is looking for volunteers who could spend three hours with first-year Nursing students next week.

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Student invents technology for tissue engineering

December 8, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

PhD candidate Hojatollah Nejad checks a slide while conducting tests inside UBC’s Applied Micro and Nanosystems facility.

Technique may help scientists develop new cells to replace diseased tissues

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UBC faculties taking steps to create healthy lives for seniors

November 24, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , , , , ,

UBC Southern Medical Program student Celine Akyurekli (centre) leads a walk around the block with Walk n’ Talk for Your Life participants in West Kelowna.

Companionship and exercise two main ingredients of Walk n’ Talk for your Life.

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UBC and Tilray partner for Canada’s first PTSD cannabis study

November 13, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

UBC Okanagan and Tilray, a Health Canada Licensed Producer under the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR), will conduct the country’s first clinical trial to evaluate the therapeutic benefits of medical cannabis as treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Southern Medical Program student named Vanier Canada Scholar

November 12, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: ,

Sandy Wright

Sandy Wright’s concussion research results in prestigious recognition.

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Youth mental health, eating disorders targeted by UBC students

November 7, 2014 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Fourth-year nursing students, Lynn Tran, Taya Vilac, and Alysa Mortimore (l-r) are helping PEACE of Mind raise awareness about mental health and eating disorders that affect children and youth.

Parent support group, PEACE in Mind gets helping hand from nursing students

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UBC, Kelowna, and Interior Health sign Healthy City Partnership

October 28, 2014 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

Integrative and holistic approach to health and urban sustainability underway.

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