Tag Archives: Women’s

Weekly Roundup for SEPTEMBER 6, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Amygdala and affective responses to infant pictures; comparing depressed and non-depressed mothers and non-mothers. Dudin A, Wonch KE, Davis AD, Steiner M, Fleming AS, Hall GB.  J Neuroendocrinol. 2019 Sep 5:e12790. Women with PPD show an enhanced amygdala response to affectively positive infant pictures, but not to affectively positive pictures of scenery. Women with depression… Read More »

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 »

The pioneering podcast that’s breaking the silence on women’s health

From IVF to miscarriage, the podcast She Says She’s Fine wants women to share their intimate secrets and get informed about sexual and reproductive health Health 19 June 2019 An Indian wall painting about menstruation raises awarenessDavid Talukdar/AFP/Getty Images By Sandrine Ceurstemont She Says She’s Fine Produced by Maed in India BECOMING a mother is… Read More »