Posts Tagged ‘St. Paul’s Hospital’

Dr. James Hogg received an honorary degree from UBC in 2010. (Photo: Don Erhardt)

Dr. James Hogg given national award for leadership in medicine

Mar. 20, 2013 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Science, Health and Technology | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Gairdner Foundation has recognized Dr. James Hogg with the Canada Gairdner Wightman Award, the premier honour for leadership in medical science in Canada.

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Strength training for seniors provides sustained cognitive function and economic benefits: Vancouver Coastal Health / UBC research

Dec. 13, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

A one-year follow-up study on seniors who participated in a strength training exercise program shows sustained cognitive benefits as well as savings for the healthcare system. The research, conducted at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility at Vancouver Coastal Health and the University of British Columbia, is published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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First-of-its-kind study shows supervised injection facilities can help people quit drugs

Sep. 13, 2010 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

A study led by researchers at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) at St. Paul’s Hospital and the University of British Columbia has found that supervised injection facilities such as Vancouver’s Insite connect clients with addiction treatment, which in turn resulted in greater likelihood of stopping injection drug use for at least six months.

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