University of British Columbia

Unemployed Americans face greater risk of mortality: study

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 ...

Jun 28, 2012
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Stem cells can beat back diabetes: UBC research

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.

Jun 27, 2012
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Older women more prone to workplace injuries: study

(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, ...

Jun 21, 2012
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