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(Medical Xpress) -- Asian Canadian teenagers who identify as lesbian, gay or bisexual are 30 times more likely to face harassment than their heterosexual peers a factor that is linked to higher rates of alcohol or ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified a number of tiny but powerful "genetic regulators" that are hijacked by avian and swine flu viruses during human infection.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- While stimulants may improve unengaged workers performance, a new University of British Columbia study suggests that for others, caffeine and amphetamines can have the opposite effect, ...
Neuroscience Mar 28, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 5 |
Widely used antibiotics may increase incidence and severity of allergic asthma in early life, according to a University of British Columbia study.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Medically prescribed heroin is more cost-effective than methadone for treating long-term street heroin users, according to a new study by researchers at Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia.
Addiction Mar 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
University of British Columbia researcher Hongshen Ma has developed a simple and accurate device to study malaria, a disease that currently affects 500 million people per year worldwide and claims a million lives.
Medical research Feb 28, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A University of British Columbia study has found traces of the bacteria listeria in ready-to-eat fish products sold in Metro Vancouver, Canada.
Health Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Satellite images, air quality measurements and smoke forecasting models are useful tools to help individuals and public health professionals prepare for smoke episodes in areas at risk from forest fire smoke, according to ...
Health Feb 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While babies are born ready to learn any of the world's languages, the crucial developmental period when they attune to their native languages can change due to environmental influences such as maternal depression or a bilingual ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Proteins, the building block for all living organisms, are the ultimate transformers able to splice and switch roles and functions within the human body. But when these changes go wrong, diseases such as cancers and ...
Medical research Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
Canada's ranking in international child health indexes would dramatically improve if measurements were standardized, according to a new study by researchers from the University of British Columbia, Dalhousie University, McGill ...
Health Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team led by a University of British Columbia professor has developed a new class of drugs that completely suppress absence seizures a brief, sudden loss of consciousness in rats, and which are now being tested ...
Medical research Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
University of British Columbia researchers have discovered the molecular pathway that enables receptors inside immune cells to find, and flag, fragments of pathogens trying to invade a host.
Immunology Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
One in ten Canadians cannot afford to take their prescription drugs as directed, according to an analysis by researchers from the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto.
Health Jan 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a new way to block infection from the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the liver that could lead to new therapies for those affected by this and other infectious diseases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |