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What is the Risk for Relapse After Stopping Antidepressants During Pregnancy?

For women taking antidepressants, how do we decide whether or not they should maintain their medication during pregnancy? Based on our previous research and clinical experiences, we know that many women who discontinue antidepressant therapy will relapse during pregnancy.  Our decision is typically guided by the severity of the woman’s illness.  If she has had… Read More »

Pets go on strict diets after gaining the ‘Quarantine 15’ during lockdown

Humans aren’t the only ones struggling to get their summer bodies back after gaining the notorious “Quarantine 15” during lockdown. According to a new survey conducted by Wakefield Research for Banfield Pet Hospital, about 33 percent of pets have beefed up since the coronavirus hit in March. And it’s not just because dog runs have… Read More »

Community Organizations Can Reduce the Privacy Impacts of Surveillance During COVID-19

By ADRIAN GROPPER, MD Until scientists discover a vaccine or treatment for COVID-19, our economy and our privacy will be at the mercy of imperfect technology used to manage the pandemic response. Contact tracing, symptom capture and immunity assessment are essential tools for pandemic response, which can benefit from appropriate technology. However, the effectiveness of… Read More »

Irish pharmacies encouraging men to speak up during International Men’s Health Week

This week is International Men’s Health Week, so the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) has encouraged men to visit their local pharmacy for practical advice on a range of topics from health issues to fitness and nutrition. According to community pharmacist and IPU member Tomás Conefrey, “Men can often ignore concerns and miss signs of potentially… Read More »