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Looking at the Risk of Preeclampsia and Postpartum Hemorrhage in Women Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy

Over the last decade, various studies have examined the risk of obstetric complications in women using antidepressants during pregnancy.   Preeclampsia:  Some studies have suggested that pregnant women taking SSRI antidepressants may be at higher risk for gestational hypertension and, particularly, preeclampsia.  However, other studies have shown a link between depression and anxiety and risk for… Read More »

EMFs Linked to Risk of Miscarriage and Male Infertility

Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are some of the most harmful and underappreciated threats to your health these days. Chronic exposure has been linked to a number of serious consequences, including a heightened risk for heart problems such as arrhythmias, neurological problems such as depression, autism and Alzheimer’s, and reproductive problems such as infertility, especially in men.… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

High blood pressure: A dull sensation in this body part could mean you’re at risk

High blood pressure is a very common condition and causes pressure inside one’s arteries to be higher than normal. The main problem with having high blood pressure, apart from the dangerous health complications, is that it often does not show any obvious symptoms. This means many people go about their day completely unaware of the… Read More »

Injecting drugs in public places linked to a higher risk of HIV, hepatitis C and overdose, Scottish survey finds

Lack of safer drug consumption facility impeding efforts to control HIV outbreak among Glasgow drug users People who inject drugs in public places in Scotland are much more likely to have HIV or hepatitis C and are at higher risk of overdose and skin and soft tissue infections caused by injecting, a survey of drug… Read More »