Does SSRI Use During Pregnancy Increase the Risk for PPHN?
Robin Steinhorn, MD reviewing Huybrechts KF et al. JAMA 2015 Jun 2.Read More
Abnormal findings on early test don't always indicate birth defects, study says
Abnormal results on noninvasive, prenatal genetic tests don't always indicate a problem with the fetus. In some cases, these tests may uncover maternal cancers, a new study reports.Read More
Abnormal changes in the cervix that can lead to cancer are less frequent in young women since the introduction of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines, a new study suggests.Read More
Small study suggests Vyvanse might help with concentration, thought organization
A drug marketed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder might improve memory and concentration problems associated with menopause, a new, small study suggests.Read More
Many women have fewer headaches while expecting, experts say
Women who suffer from migraines may notice changes in their headache patterns when they're pregnant, experts say.
For example, many women will have fewer migraines during pregnancy.Read More
A US government panel has urged regulators to approve a drug to treat low sexual desire in women, nicknamed the "female Viagra".
The experts backed flibanserin, but said it must carry warnings about strong possible side effects including fainting and tiredness.Read More
Women who go through menopause at a relatively young age may have a slightly lower risk of developing a common heart rhythm disturbance, new research suggests.Read More
The Saudi Red Crescent has decided to cancel its project to deliver babies at the homes of women because it lacks the specialized staff.
The decision was taken after consulting several specialists at private hospitals, said Ibrahim Al-Yehiya, director general of the Red Crescent’s emergency medical services administration, according to a recent report in a local publication.Read More
A significant proportion of women aged 60 to 65 were still having menopausal hot flashes and night sweats in a new Australian study, suggesting that bothersome symptoms last longer than is usually assumed and are mostly going untreated .Read More
Women on HRT pills should be aware that there is a small chance of an increased risk of blood clots and possibly stroke, according to a study.
The link was made by the international Cochrane group, which looked at medical trials involving some 40,000 women.Read More