Posts Tagged ‘antidepressants’

Maternal depression and bilingual households can impact infant language development

Feb. 17, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

While babies are born ready to learn any of the world’s languages, the crucial developmental period when they attune to their native languages can change due to environmental influences such as maternal depression or a bilingual upbringing, according to new University of British Columbia research.

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Sedatives, mood-altering drugs related to falls among elderly: UBC study

Nov. 23, 2009 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

Falls among elderly people are significantly associated with several classes of drugs, including sedatives often prescribed as sleep aids and medications used to treat mood disorders, according to a study led by a University of British Columbia expert in pharmaceutical outcomes research.

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