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UBC maps cardiac arrest across metro Vancouver
December 9, 2016Neighborhoods with higher proportions of ethnic Chinese residents had a higher frequency of bystanders performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Read More >

Future birth options should be discussed sooner after C-section: UBC study
December 8, 2016Postdoctoral fellow Sarah Munro found that many women who underwent C-section felt dissatisfied at the information they received from health-care providers. Read More >

Asthma medication adherence would have dramatic effect on health costs
December 6, 201690 per cent of asthma patients have asthma that could be controlled, but only 25 to 30 per cent of patients are managing their condition properly. Read More >

An “effervescing” coagulant shows promise in the operating room
December 6, 2016The experiments provide more evidence that the technology has the potential to replace surgeons’ reliance on packing or other techinques to control bleeding. Read More >

Donors vote for UBC’s Philipp Lange in grant competition
December 6, 2016Dr. Lange (far left) and his team are exploring unique proteins in leukemia to find more effective and less harmful treatments for children. Read More >

A Japanese art leads to a futuristic innovation – brain “organoids”
December 5, 2016Spheroids of brain cells that were skewered onto needles could provide a more authentic, 3-D model for studying gliomas. Read More >

Biggest drains on Canadian productivity: back problems, mood disorders and migraines
November 25, 2016Postdoctoral fellow Wei Zhang found 1.35 days missed on average, over a 3-month period, due to health problems. Read More >

UBC-Vancouver Coastal Health researchers find gene linked to growth of aggressive prostate cancer
November 25, 2016The discovery could be key to stopping a type of cancer that occurs in men undergoing androgen deprivation treatment. Read More >

UBC’s Online Master of Rehabilitation Science program reaches 100th graduate
November 25, 2016Maria Juricic marks the 100th student graduating from UBC's Online MRSc program. Read More >

New cohort of subspecialty medical trainees match to UBC
November 24, 2016Kateryna Vostretsova is one of 43 medical residents recently matched to subspecialty training positions at UBC. Read More >