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Weekly Roundup for JULY  5, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

In a large study from France (Blotière et al, 2019), researchers demonstrated that exposure to monotherapy with valproic acid was associated with 8 specific types of major congenital malformations (e.g., spina bifida, OR 19.4), and exposure to topiramate was associated with an increased risk of cleft lip (OR 6.8). No significant associations were found for… Read More »

Weekly health quiz — Antibiotics, autism and walking

1 Before the advent of antibiotics, which of the following herbs was commonly used in the treatment of various infections? Ashwagandha Sage Chamomile Echinacea Before antibiotics, echinacea was used as a general cure for various infections and wounds, including malaria, scarlet fever and syphilis, and Native Americans primarily used echinacea to help treat the common… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JUNE 21, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

This week’s roundup features a slight variation on our weekly roundup.  Rather than having to plow through a long list of articles, they are now separated into categories.  We are all inundated with information these days; hopefully this will help to streamline your approach to what is now a burgeoning subspecialty.   Of note, the… Read More »