Tag Archives: 2019

Weekly Roundup for JULY  5, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

In a large study from France (Blotière et al, 2019), researchers demonstrated that exposure to monotherapy with valproic acid was associated with 8 specific types of major congenital malformations (e.g., spina bifida, OR 19.4), and exposure to topiramate was associated with an increased risk of cleft lip (OR 6.8). No significant associations were found for… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MAY 31, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Several articles on the list look at the impact of maternal depression on children’s development.  While previous studies have focused on the impact of postpartum depression, O’Leary and colleagues focus on the impact of depression occurring during pregnancy (antenatal depression).  Even after controlling for depressive symptoms after delivery, depression during pregnancy was associated with worse… Read More »

World Oceans Day 2019: Date, Theme and Significance of The Day Honouring Ocean and Its Habitat

World Oceans Day 2019 (Photo Credits: File Image) About three-fourths of our Earth’s surface is covered by oceans and we often forget the importance of these water bodies in our entire existence. So every year the United Nations celebrates World Oceans Day on June 8 to remind how critical it is to maintain these oceans. It draws… Read More »