Province invests $5 million in prostate centre
March 19, 2012B.C. Ministry of Health news release | March 19, 2012 B.C. men are to benefit from a $5-million provincial grant to the Vancouver Prostate Centre, a University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital Centre of Excellence and world leader in research and treatment of prostate cancer. “We need to ensure B.C. remains at the […] Read More >

Research suggests medically prescribed heroin more effective, less costly than current methadone treatment
March 16, 2012Model shows those using heroin-assisted therapy live longer and cost society less Medically prescribed heroin is more cost-effective than methadone for treating long-term street heroin users, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Providence Health Care. The study, published March 12, 2012 in the Canadian Medical Association Journal […] Read More >

Founding members of the Faculty of Medicine donate Bill Reid collection to UBC’s Museum of Anthropology
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Younger children in the classroom likely over-diagnosed with ADHD: UBC research
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Dismay over ovarian cancer outcomes leads to new professorship
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International ranking for infant mortality flawed: Canadian study
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New drugs show promise for preventing “absence seizures” in children: UBC research
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UBC and four other Canadian universities chosen by U.S. to lead health education reform
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CIHR grant aims to expand understanding of cardiovascular health among those with spinal cord injuries
February 8, 2012The main cause of death in people with spinal cord injury (SCI) is cardiovascular disease. They develop it at younger ages and at greater rates than the able-bodied population. Now, a team led by Andrei Krassioukov – a Professor in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, an investigator at ICORD, and a physician at […] Read More >

Photo exhibit goes behind the scenes at the Island Medical Program
February 8, 2012(Adapted from the University of Victoria’s The Ring community newspaper) His most famous photo is of Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau sliding down a banister. But of all he’s shot in 60 years as a photographer, Ted Grant’s favourite work is the photo series he has done of doctors and nurses at work. It’s a project that began 30 […] Read More >

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