Daily Archives: 13/07/2012

Use of any type of antipsychotic during pregnancy increases the risk

MedWire News: Use of any type of antipsychotic during pregnancy increases the risk for women developing gestational diabetes, show Swedish study results that also indicate a link between antipsychotics and a risk for giving birth to a small for gestational age (SGA) infant. However, this latter finding is likely to be an effect of confounding […]

menopausal hormone therapy (MHT)

MedWire News: Researchers have found further evidence to show that menopausal hormone therapy (MHT) increases the risk for high blood pressure (BP) in postmenopausal women. The association between the MHT use and high BP diminished with increasing age, which shows that age is a significant predictor for the development of high BP, comment the authors […]