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UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes

UBC study holds promise for novel and safe treatment for Type 2 diabetes

Reducing a protein in the fat cells of mice not only prevents onset of Type 2 diabetes but also appears to reverse the disease.

Jeffrey Brubacher, associate professor in the department of emergency medicine

Low THC levels not linked to increased risk of car crashes

New research led by Jeffrey Brubacher suggests that THC levels less than 5 ng/mL do not lead to increased risk of car crashes.

Mothers of colour experience high rates of mistreatment by providers during childbirth in the U.S.

Mothers of colour experience high rates of mistreatment by providers during childbirth in the U.S.

The study is the largest looking at mistreatment during childbirth.

Scientists edge closer to root causes of multiple sclerosis

Scientists edge closer to root causes of multiple sclerosis

Researchers led by Carles Vilariño-Güell found mutations in 12 genes believed to be largely responsible for the onset of MS.

Jeannie Shoveller becomes 1st woman chairperson in the history of the CIHR

Jeannie Shoveller becomes 1st woman chairperson in the history of the CIHR

Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor made the announcement on June 5, 2019.