Tag Archives: Pregnancy

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy Tied to Future Heart Risks

FRIDAY, Nov. 15, 2019 — Pregnancy-related high blood pressure puts women at higher risk of heart disease later on, new research suggests. In the study, researchers analyzed an average of seven years of follow-up data on more than 220,000 women in the United Kingdom. Those who had gestational high blood pressure or preeclampsia in at… Read More »

Tylenol in Pregnancy Doubles Risk of Autism

Many view over-the-counter (OTC) drugs as safe because they don’t require a prescription. Nothing could be further from the truth. Acetaminophen, for example, (also known as paracetamol and sold under the brand name Tylenol among others) is actually one of the more dangerous drugs you can get your hands on. Despite statistics showing acetaminophen is… Read More »

FDA Approves Liletta (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) to Prevent Pregnancy for up to Six Years

Print this page SAN FRANCISCO and DUBLIN October 28, 2019 – Medicines360, a global nonprofit organization with a mission to expand women’s access to quality medicines, and Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN), a leading global pharmaceutical company, announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Medicines360’s Supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to extend the… Read More »

Psoriasis During Pregnancy

It seems pregnancy brings more than a “healthy glow.” It might also help clear psoriasis for those who have the skin disease. A study showed that psoriatic women who have high estrogen levels during pregnancy experience significant improvements of their psoriasis. The retrospective studies suggested that from 16 percent to 63 percent of women with psoriasis improved… Read More »