By Nathan Skolski on November 18, 2020
New research from the UBC Southern Medical Program (SMP) supports the use of telehealth in the care of Parkinson’s patients in rural communities, particularly within the Interior Health region.
By Nathan Skolski on November 12, 2020
Gut mucus. It may not be everyone’s favourite subject, but new research from UBC Okanagan has found it’s more complex and intimately linked to the body’s microbiota than previously thought.
By Nathan Skolski on November 2, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan indicates what’s most important for overall happiness is how a person uses social media.
By Nathan Skolski on October 29, 2020
New research is proposing a novel screening tool to assess the quality of care in kinship foster care placement settings.
UBC research identifies gaps when it comes to helping youth diagnosed with early stages of psychosis
By Nathan Skolski on October 14, 2020
Shelly Ben-David, assistant professor at UBC Okanagan’s School of Social Work, examines the early stages of psychosis in young people. A young person’s sense of personal identity might be lost or diminished New UBC research is highlighting the need for improved training when it comes to helping young people living with psychosis determine their sense […]
By Christine Zeindler on September 30, 2020
Breast is still best for babies, even during a pandemic, according to one UBC Okanagan nursing professor and women’s health expert.
By Christine Zeindler on September 29, 2020
Letting nature take its course may be the best advice for nursing mothers, according to researchers from UBC Okanagan. Their findings show taking fish oil supplements while nursing may not be beneficial and may even negatively impact babies’ immunity.
By Nathan Skolski on September 28, 2020
COVID-19 has created an entirely new set of challenges for the more than 6.2 million Canadians living with a disability, says UBC Professor Kathleen Martin Ginis.
By Nathan Skolski on September 24, 2020
With governments around the world seeking to develop and distribute a COVID-19 vaccine and put a stop to the spread of the virus, one UBC Okanagan researcher says we should resist the urge to engage in nationalist policies for global health issues.
By Patty Wellborn on September 23, 2020
New research from UBC Okanagan shows that salvage logging on land damaged by wildfires has negative impacts on a variety of animals.
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