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Forget apples – lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
Health May 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
The majority of family doctors receive little or no information about harmful effects of medicines when visited by drug company representatives, according to an international study involving Canadian, U.S. ...
Medications Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health systems worldwide are increasingly negotiating secret price rebates from pharmaceutical companies and Canadians risk losing out on the deal.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Patients are more likely to follow preventive health practices like getting a flu shot or mammography if their doctors do likewise, researchers at the University of British Columbia and in Israel have discovered.
Health Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress)—University of British Columbia researchers have successfully normalized the production of blood vessels in the brain of mice with Alzheimer's disease (AD) by immunizing them with amyloid beta, a protein ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Obesity rates across Canada are reaching alarming levels and continue to climb, according to a new University of British Columbia study.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Giving back through volunteering is good for your heart, even at a young age, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Pediatrics Feb 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new class of influenza drug has been shown effective against drug-resistant strains of the flu virus, according to a study led by University of British Columbia researchers.
Medical research Feb 21, 2013 | 4.6 / 5 (11) | 0 |
Using powerful X-rays, University of British Columbia researchers have reconstructed a crime scene too small for any microscope to observe – and caught the culprit of arrhythmia in action.
Medical research Feb 17, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Babies as young as seven months can distinguish between, and begin to learn, two languages with vastly different grammatical structures, according to new research from the University of British Columbia and Université Paris ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1 |
To predict whether a problem drinker will hit the bottle again, ignore what they say and watch their body language for displays of shame, a University of British Columbia study finds.
Addiction Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the University of British Columbia is shedding light on why enticing pictures of food affect us less when we're full.
Neuroscience Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Master switch discovery could provide road map for treatment of arthritis and other inflammatory diseases
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists trying to create drugs to treat chronic inflammation in diseases like arthritis now have a new culprit known MMP2. New University of British Columbia research shows that this enzyme works as ...
Inflammatory disorders Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Children who make an effort to perform acts of kindness are happier and experience greater acceptance from their peers, suggests new research from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Riverside.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 26, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Finding the next Barack Obama or Warren Buffett might be as simple as looking at who attracts the most eyes in a crowd, a new University of British Columbia study finds.
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |