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Employment policy is also health policy according to a University of British Columbia study that found that workers experienced higher mortality rates if they didn't have access to social protections like employment insurance ...
Health Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of British Columbia scientists have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, paving the way for a breakthrough treatment for a disease that affects nearly one in four Canadians.
Diabetes Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
An international team led by human genetic researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health has identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinson's disease (PD), ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jun 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients appear to have a lower cancer risk, according to a new study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health.
Cancer Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Although the rate of workplace injuries in Canada has been declining over the past two decades, some workers older women in health care, for example are much more vulnerable to serious injuries, ...
Health Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
If it is indeed nobler to give than to receive, it may also make you happier even if you're a toddler, according to a new study co-authored by three psychologists at the University of British Columbia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jun 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
New research by psychologists at three North American universities, including the University of British Columbia, finds that parents experience greater levels of happiness and meaning from life than non-parents.
Psychology & Psychiatry May 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Safer indoor sex work spaces provide important and potentially life-saving benefits to sex workers including reduced exposure to violence and HIV and improved relationships with police, according to a study published by the ...
Health May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
University of British Columbia researchers have found a potential way to develop universal flu vaccines and eliminate the need for seasonal flu vaccinations.
Immunology May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new University of British Columbia study finds that analytic thinking can decrease religious belief, even in devout believers.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2012 | 4 / 5 (35) | 131 |
New research shows the trajectory of cognitive decline can be altered in seniors at risk for dementia
Cognitive decline is a pressing global health care issue. Worldwide, one case of dementia is detected every seven seconds. Mild cognitive impairment is a well recognized risk factor for dementia, and represents a critical ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency and University of British Columbia have identified new breast cancer genes that could change the way the disease is diagnosed and form the basis of next-generation treatments.
Cancer Apr 18, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A University of British Columbia researcher has developed a simple two-question test to screen kindergarten-aged children for future anxiety disorders - the most commonly reported mental health concern among children.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A new University of British Columbia study finds that the way individuals experience the universal emotion of pride directly impacts how racist and homophobic their attitudes toward other people are.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Young males who have been sexually abused are five times more likely to cause teen pregnancy compared to those with no abuse history, according to University of British Columbia research. Sexually abused boys are also three ...
Health Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0