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MIND and Mediterranean diets associated with later onset of Parkinson’s disease
January 13, 2021A new study by UBC researchers suggests a strong correlation with later onset of the disease. Read More >


Scientists discover key enzyme responsible for skin blistering in the elderly
January 12, 2021Research identifies a novel treatment for the most common autoimmune blistering diseases. Read More >


Three faculty members awarded the 2020 CAME Certificate of Merit Award
January 6, 2021Drs. Cary Cuncic, Parvathy Nair and Theresa van der Goes, will be celebrated at the Canadian Conference on Medical Education Virtual AGM. Read More >


New UBC research partnership connects patients with virtual health communities
January 6, 2021The new partnership will offer free online health resources, coaching and peer-to-peer support for Canadians during the pandemic. Read More >


New research highlights the importance of a forgotten organ in ensuring healthy pregnancies
December 23, 2020An international research team led by UBC has uncovered the importance of the thymus in preventing miscarriage and diabetes in pregnant women. Read More >


How to boost your mental health over the holidays
December 21, 2020Six strategies to help you get through December amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More >


Made-in-Canada method of producing life-saving radioisotopes receives Health Canada approval
December 18, 2020This landmark development will usher in a new era for patients in Canada and around the world. Read More >


A bit of stress might not be so good for us after all
December 18, 2020A new study found even mild stress may harm most people’s executive functions. Read More >


Three Faculty of Medicine researchers reappointed as Canada Research Chairs
December 17, 2020Drs. Jason Barton, Michael Law and Don Sin have been renewed as Canada Research Chairs (CRCs) in recognition of excellence in their respective fields of study. Read More >


Cannabis could reduce fentanyl use, reduce overdose risk
December 17, 2020New research suggest cannabis could improve treatment outcomes for people in care for opioid addiction. Read More >

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