Health

Health

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COVID necessitated a switch to virtual work for millions. How has this affected well-being?

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Sepideh Pakpour investigates how microorganisms in our built environment interact with us.

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Take a look at these UBC-grown medical marvels.

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Many “non-communicable” diseases may be transmitted through microbes in the human body.

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A novel method for assessing dementia risk could help populate critical drug trials.

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UBC’s Hedtrich Lab takes on Canada’s other drug crisis.

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A UBC spinoff’s COVID-19 response boosted its ability to discover more antibody therapies.

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Here’s how CRISPR gene-editing technology is changing the future of health sciences.

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UBCO researchers say being active can help control an overactive immune system.

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The most widely used COVID vaccine relies on a novel drug delivery system developed at UBC.