Tag Archives: Risk

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 »

At work, school and seeing friends: How to lower your coronavirus risk

By Linda Geddes Protective plastic screens have been fitted in a cafe in Naples, ItalySalvatore Laporta/Kontrolab/Lightrocket Via Getty Images THE coronavirus is still circulating yet many countries are taking steps to relax restrictions. If you have been asked to return to work or send your children back to school, how can you minimise the risk… Read More »

Long-Term Outcomes of Postpartum Psychosis: What is the Risk of Recurrence?

Postpartum psychosis is the most severe form of postpartum psychiatric illness. It is a rare event that occurs in fewer than one out of every 1000 women after childbirth. Many women who have suffered from postpartum psychosis (PP) wonder about their long term prognosis. Will they have another psychotic episode if they have another child?… Read More »

Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching coronavirus during pregnancy 

Coronavirus warning for mothers-to-be as Chinese scientists warn babies may be at risk of catching the deadly virus during pregnancy Chinese doctors studied four newborns diagnosed a few days after birth They ‘couldn’t rule out’ that the babies could the virus via the placenta It’s possible the babies caught the virus in hospital, but the… Read More »

Over 150 Health Experts Urge Cuomo to Release Prisoners at Risk for COVID-19

“In the wake of COVID-19, we write you as public and corrections health experts, physicians, and medical professionals, to ask you to grant emergency clemencies to New Yorkers in prison who are older, sick, pregnant, have serious respiratory conditions, or who have otherwise compromised immune systems.” Thus begins a letter signed by more than 150… Read More »