Starting this month, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC lifted a regulation barrier that will improve access to Suboxone, a drug that is used to treat opioid addiction. "The process is a thoughtful, evidence-based process.”
The show opened with the Body Narrative Collective’s Here on the Ground, a multidisciplinary narrative exploring the relationship between two friends — Julia and Meghan — and the experiences they have shared.
The upcoming 2016-2017 season at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts features both fresh new names and past favourite artists in a diverse program, featuring everything from flamenco vocals to inner Mongolian throat singing.
The program started four years ago, challenging grade 12 students at Gladstone Secondary to represent the cardiovascular system in a creative art project. Since then, the program has expanded to various secondary schools in Vancouver and Surrey.
While there is no lack of research demonstrating the positive and calming effects of interacting with pets for humans and overworked students, Coren noticed that his dogs were not always enjoying the interaction.
Last Tuesday, PEP filled the Fox Cabaret with a unique blend of sounds and cultures in their last concert before their upcoming tour in China. The concert was the first of a series of weekly live performances programmed by Music on Main.
The atmosphere is perfect for sharing secrets. As the show progresses, the questions grow heavier. How many friends do you have? How intelligent do you want your friends to be? Has your friend ever slept with or pursued your sexual partner?
At the Moving Trans History Forward conference last weekend, Mary Ann Saunders, an English professor at UBC, presented her paper exploring the character of Ariel in Shakespeare’s The Tempest as a lens into the struggles of transgender individuals.
“There's nothing [people] have to lose,” said Pamela Melo, VendChat’s marketing director. “They download it. If they find it useful, they use it. If they don’t, they can delete it — but they have donated.”
Whereas “deaf” is often used to describe a level of hearing loss, the term “Deaf” describes those who identify with other members of the Deaf community – a cultural distinction, rather than a medical one.
Compared to the 55 per cent turnout rate for this age demographic in 2011, the 2015 federal elections witnessed an increased turnout of 67 per cent. Similarly, the turnout rate for citizens between the ages of 25-34 also increased by 11 per cent.
A joint initiative by UBC’s Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Graduate School of Journalism, Million Dollar Med$ brings patients with rare diseases, physicians, government officials and other stakeholders into the conversation.
Recent funding will allow UBC's Sexual Medicine Program to treat more women who suffer from provoked vestibulodynia (PVD). PVD is a common cause of pain during penetrative sex that affects around 15 per cent of premenopausal women.
“[Vespers] is one of the greatest works in the western classical music repertoire, and it’s one that you don’t get to hear very often because it requires very specific instruments that are not common nowadays. Though it’s one of the greatest works in the classical canon, it’s one of the lesser well-known ones in a way.”
Although several groups have tried and failed to create the graphene superconductor based on this model, the researchers were able to achieve the feat in a high vacuum environment (an area without air) at an extremely low temperature of -268°C.