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Researchers uncover potential risks of common MS treatment
May 15, 2017The study found an increased risk of events such as stroke, migraine and depression among people taking beta interferons. Read More >


Mutations could provide new basis for diagnosing and treating endometriosis
May 10, 2017Researchers at UBC and the Johns Hopkins University found non-hereditary genetic mutations that could differentiate variations of the disease. Read More >


Fetal reduction in multi-fetal pregnancies associated with better birth outcomes
May 8, 2017UBC researchers found lower rates of pre-term births among pregnancies that involved reduction from triplets to twins or twins to singletons. Read More >


Improving maternal health at home and abroad
May 5, 2017A conversation on global maternal health with UBC Midwifery Instructor Cathy Ellis. Read More >


Julio Montaner wins Killam Prize in health sciences
May 2, 2017The national award from the Canada Council for the Arts will be presented to him at Ottawa's Rideau Hall. Read More >


UBC study confirms that two doses of HPV vaccine provide long-lasting protection
April 25, 2017Published in JAMA, it was the longest examination of the vaccine's most widely-used version. Read More >


Uncoding cancer – one cell at a time
April 24, 2017UBC Professor Sohrab Shah talks about his interests in biology and computer science, and why he thinks genomics will tip the scales in beating cancer. Read More >


Tool launched to help parents allow ‘risky play’
April 24, 2017Mariana Brussoni and colleagues launched an online tool to help parents change their approach to outdoor play. Read More >


Medical history reveals multiple sclerosis begins to impact patients sooner
April 21, 2017Helen Tremlett and colleagues found that there is a phase before MS is diagnosed during which people begin to show symptoms. Read More >


Drug created from malaria parasite stops cancer in mice
April 20, 2017Mads Daugaard showed that the drug was effective against a highly aggressive bladder cancer. Read More >

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