By Patty Wellborn on December 12, 2019
Getting a good night’s sleep is sound advice for most people, but a new UBC study says sleep is vital for those who are recovering from a stroke.
By Nathan Skolski on December 11, 2019
New research from UBC’s Okanagan campus has developed a innovative model to map the impact of trauma on a pregnant woman and her uterus if she were involved in an accident—with the hopes of making everything from airbags to seatbelts safer for all.
By Nathan Skolski on December 10, 2019
A lack of physical activity, a poor diet and too much stress are taking their toll on the health of Canadians, says a new UBC study.
By Patty Wellborn on December 5, 2019
While Canada may have legalized medical assistance in dying in 2016, the moral challenges continue for primary care workers, including nurse practitioners who can legally assess eligibility for and provide assisted death.
By Nathan Skolski on November 26, 2019
The team of researchers heading to the Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation lab (HI-SEAS) consists of scientists from UBC’s Okanagan campus, the University of Victoria and the University of Calgary.
By Patty Wellborn on November 20, 2019
While the diagnoses and treatment of sport-related concussion have well-established guidelines and protocols, a new study from UBC’s Okanagan campus is looking at what has previously been an understudied group—women survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV).
By Nathan Skolski on October 1, 2019
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at UBC Okanagan and Okanagan College has received long-term accreditation from the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), which regulates nurse training in the province.
By Patty Wellborn on September 16, 2019
An international research group at UBC, Harvard University, and Cardiff Metropolitan University has discovered how the human heart has adapted to support endurance physical activities.
By Patty Wellborn on September 12, 2019
Microorganisms growing inside aging buildings and infrastructure are more than just a health issue, according to new research from UBC Okanagan.
By Patty Wellborn on June 28, 2019
The Government of Canada is providing $1 million to fund a unique research collaboration studying traumatic brain injury (TBI) in women who have experienced violence and abuse at the hands of an intimate partner.