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Scientists at the BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and the University of British Columbia are excited over a discovery made while studying rare tumour types.
Cancer Dec 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (10) | 0 |
Almost two-thirds of women in British Columbia filled at least one prescription at some point in their pregnancy, including drugs with potential risks, according to a new study by University of British Columbia researchers.
Health Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Babies as young as eight months old want people who commit or condone antisocial acts to be punished, according to a new study led by a University of British Columbia researcher.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2 |
Tuberculosis, which kills over 2 million people each year, is caused primarily by infectious bacteria known as Mycobacterium tuberculosis or Mtb. Mtb targets human immune cells as part of its strategy to avoid detection, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
University of British Columbia researchers have developed new technology for monitoring brain aneurysms an approach that is potentially less invasive and more accurate than current methods, and one that is simple enough ...
Medical research Nov 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- University of British Columbia researchers have identified three major patterns that emerge among couples dealing with male depression. These can be described as trading places, business ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 21, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
A clinical trial to test better treatment options for chronic heroin addiction is expected to begin in Vancouver at the end of this year. Led by researchers from Providence Health Care and the University of British Columbia, ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A new University of British Columbia study finds that Black Canadians with darker skin are more likely to report poorer health than Black Canadians with lighter skin. The study also suggests that a mismatched racial identity ...
Health Oct 12, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 27
Changes to provincial drug plans over the past decade did little to address the wide disparities among provinces in prescription drug coverage, according to an analysis by University of British Columbia researchers.
Health Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Bilingual children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) acquire vocabularies just as rich as monolingual children with ASD, according to research by a bilingualism expert at the University of British Columbia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 06, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
In advance of a United Nations conference today on the global challenges of treating cancer and other diseases, the UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched an ambitious multimedia site, The Pain Project, which documents ...
Other Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of British Columbia scientists may have uncovered a new explanation for how Alzheimer's disease destroys the brain a profusion of blood vessels.
Medical research Aug 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the University of British Columbia and the Child & Family Research Institute have shown that parental stress during their children's early years can leave an imprint on their sons' or daughters' genes ...
Genetics Aug 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (7) | 3 |
Fears that Canada's aging population could lead to skyrocketing health care costs and doctor shortages may be greatly exaggerated, according to two studies by researchers at the University of British Columbia.
Health Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
University of British Columbia researchers have solved a long-standing mystery surrounding the activation of T-cells, white blood cells that find and kill viruses and bacteria but also participate in the rejection of transplanted ...
Medical research Aug 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |