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PCOS Carries Increased Risk for Bipolar Disorder, Risk Reduced with Metformin

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine-related dysfunction in women of reproductive age.  Multiple studies have observed a higher prevalence of psychiatric illness, including depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, and bipolar disorder in women with PCOS  The nature of this association is not fully understood.  Some have hypothesized that the hormonal dysregulation seen in… Read More »

After Stillbirth Women Are at Increased Risk for Significant Psychiatric Illness

In the United States, about one out of every 160 pregnancies ends in stillbirth, defined as a pregnancy loss occurring after 20 weeks’ gestation.  Perinatal loss is a traumatic event for women and their families. While we clearly understand the potential for perinatal loss to cause significant emotional consequences, we have relatively little data on… Read More »

AI approach to identifying stroke risk from CT scans gets FDA nod

An artificial intelligence solution has received federal approval for use in analyzing brain CT scans for a significant cause of strokes. Aidoc says its AI solution for radiologists for identifying potential large-vessel occlusion (LVO) received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for use in treating patients. Previously, the FDA cleared Aidoc’s module for flagging… Read More »