Posts Tagged ‘Health’

Chemical complexity of plants sprouts to life in UBC science lab

December 3, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

Christina Turi

Christina Turi works like a detective – the clues she follows uncover mysteries of the plant world.

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UBC research study looks at muscle change in healthy, older adults

December 2, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: ,

The UBC Healthy Exercise and Aging Lab Group in the Faculty of Health and Social Development is looking for healthy older adults, aged 65 to 95 years, to participate in a study on muscle change and physical activity.

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Nursing researchers seeks family caregivers for end-of-life study

November 22, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Carole Robinson

A School of Nursing research team is seeking to recruit families involved in caring for family members dying of cancer.

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A brief history of medical science topic of public presentation

November 21, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Daniel Green

When it comes to advances in medicine, there have been remarkable discoveries over the ages. Through education, improved care, elimination of disease and aid of technology, medicine has helped create a healthier, longer-living society in the Western world.

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UBC nursing students take on role as victims in mock disaster

November 18, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , , ,

UBC nursing student Bobbi Bennett, as a ‘casualty’ in a recent mock disaster exercise in Vernon.

'Code orange' emergency exercise teaches quick life-and-death decision skills.

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It takes crowning a nurse to bring new hope to remote Ghana

November 13, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Muriel Kranabetter, Samantha Waller, Sarah Duddle and Caitlyn Robertson.

Regal title brings promise from UBC’s School of Nursing to build a health clinic.

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UBC’s nursing students promote better health for African village

November 7, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Global Gala poster

Global Gala event invites Okanagan community to help raise funds.

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UBC team part of federal concussion research initiative

November 6, 2013 | Filed under: Media Releases | Tags: , ,

Paul van Donkelaar

Grant funds new scientific study about concussions to children and youth.

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Protect yourself with a flu shot

November 1, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , ,

Michael Shakespeare, Hailley Gibbs and Julia Hassler

UBC offers clinics for students, faculty, and staff.

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UBC psychology professor examines pathways to happiness

October 31, 2013 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , ,

Mark Holder

Personal decisions can undermine or improve your route to happiness.

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