You know the type — unmotivated, lazy, no work ethic, stoner. Now there might be some evidence to support the stoner stereotype, at least in rats. UBC research showed that rats who were under the influence of THC were "cognitively lazy."
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It’s the leading known cause of preventable developmental disability in Canada and affects between five per cent of North American children. FASD is a range of physical, cognitive and behavioural deficits that result from prenatal drinking.
Let’s play a game. The rules are simple — guess how much global fisheries will lose due to climate change by 2050. 500 million? One billion? Five billion? New research conducted shows fisheries are projected to lose $10 billion in revenue by 2050.
Mikelberg, a UBC professor, found his skepticism piqued by a 2012 study associating erectile dysfunction with glaucoma. Now he's shown that patients with glaucoma are 2.58 times more likely to also have ED.
A study led by Jamie Veale, a lecturer at The University of Waikako, and UBC prof Elizabeth Saewyc, suggests that pregnancy rates among transgender youth in Canada are similar to those in the population of cisgender youth.