By Christine Zeindler on February 27, 2017
Chronic pain sufferers and those taking mental health meds would rather turn to cannabis instead of their prescribed opioid medication, according to new research by the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria.
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.
By Matthew Grant on December 15, 2016
The number of breast cancer patients that have to be reoperated on in Canada is too high and impacts patient well-being and health care costs, according to UBC research.
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.
By Matthew Grant on November 22, 2016
Health-care professionals are hesitant to administer the flu vaccine to pregnant women, despite the potential life-saving benefits, according to a UBC study.
By Patty Wellborn on November 17, 2016
A single bout of sleep apnea impacts the human body’s ability to regulate blood pressure.
By Matthew Grant on November 16, 2016
Using marijuana could help some alcoholics and people addicted to opioids kick their habits, a UBC study has found.