Posts Tagged ‘WorkSafeBC’

Severe flu increases risk of Parkinson’s: UBC research

Jul. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Severe influenza doubles the odds that a person will develop Parkinson’s disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researchers.

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Older women more prone to workplace injuries: UBC study

Jun. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , ,

Although the rate of workplace injuries in Canada has been declining over the past two decades, some workers – older women in health care, for example – are much more vulnerable to serious injuries, researchers at the University of British Columbia have found.

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