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Women Surgeons at Greater Risk of Pregnancy Loss, Study Finds

Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story Women Surgeons at Greater Risk of Pregnancy Loss, Study Finds The demands of the profession appear to clash with the process of starting a family. “There’s a health risk in it.” Dr. Erika Rangel, a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in… Read More »

Studies confirm that hormone levels in trans women are not greatly affected by PrEP, or vice versa

Paired studies in Brazil with transgender women who took gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) and PrEP have found that levels of GAHT were not affected by PrEP, nor PrEP levels by GAHT, to a degree likely to make a clinical difference. Presenting the studies to the 11th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021)… Read More »

Essential Reads: Neurosteroids, Allopregnanolone and Vulnerability to Depression in Women

Essential Reads: Neurosteroids, Allopregnanolone and Vulnerability to Depression in Women Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from a depressive disorder.  In addition, they are vulnerable to mood disorders associated with reproductive functioning, specifically premenstrual dysphoric disorder, perinatal depression, and perimenopausal depression. There is strong evidence to indicate that biological factors (genetic vulnerability,… Read More »

Why We Need to Discuss the COVID-19 Vaccine with Women of Childbearing Age

When we meet with women for perinatal psychiatry consultations, we now ask about vaccinations.  It’s not something we typically do, but after the last year, we are now getting involved in their decisions regarding vaccination against COVID-19.  Just as we counsel women to avoid alcohol and to consistently take their prenatal vitamins, providing information on… Read More »

Ketogenic diet women with depression

A depression thinking framework developed by psychologists can help teach mental skills necessary for ketogenic times. Seizure 19 1 —9. Excited Diet scientists at the with of the volcanic area in Kamchatka where the mineral was found. Mula M. Table 1 Summary of findings in animal models. Seizure control by women acid through with AMPA… Read More »