Tag Archives: 2020

Weekly Roundup for AUGUST 28, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Suicide Risk and Mood Disorders in Women in the Postpartum Period: a Longitudinal Study. de Avila Quevedo L, Scholl CC, de Matos MB, da Silva RA, da Cunha Coelho FM, Pinheiro KAT, Pinheiro RT.  Psychiatr Q. 2020 Aug 18. The odds of postpartum suicide risk were 6.50 (95% CI: 2.73; 15.48) higher in mothers with… Read More »

Hepatitis Day 2020 Date, Theme & Significance: Know More About the Liver Condition and Its Tests

Every year World Hepatitis Day is observed on July 28 to raise awareness about the liver disease. Hepatitis is fatal and claims about 1.4 million lives every year. The inflammation disease of the liver can be self-limiting sometime but can even progress to fibrosis aka scarring, cirrhosis or liver cancer. According to the World Health… Read More »

Clinical Update 2020: Antipsychotic Medications and Risk of Gestational Diabetes

Given the number of younger women using atypical antipsychotic medications, there is an urgent need for more accurate data regarding the reproductive safety of these medications. One important question is whether these newer antipsychotic medications, which have been associated with an increased risk of metabolic syndrome and diabetes, may increase the risk of gestational diabetes… Read More »

LGBTQ Pride Month 2020: List of Virtual Pride Events With Dates and Website Links That is Set to Take Place Amid Pandemic!

Representational Image (Photo Credits: unsplash.com) June marks Pride Month in the United States of America. The month-long observation is marked to commemorate the Stonewall Riots in New York City (NYC) in 1969. Long parades, celebrations, joyous festivals, workshops, picnics and parties are all principal components of LGBTQ+ Pride Month. NYC hosts Pride Parade during this… Read More »

First Edition: April 7, 2020

Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: Nursing Homes Have Thousands Of Ventilators That Hospitals Desperately Need As the number of COVID-19 patients climbs and health officials hunt for ventilators to treat them, nursing homes across the United States have a cache ― about 8,200 of the lifesaving machines, according… Read More »