Tag Archives: Women’s

Weekly Roundup for MAY 17, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

There have been many articles in the media covering the article at the top of the list.  In this study, researchers from Quebec observe an increased risk of spontaneous abortion (miscarriage) in women using benzodiazepines during pregnancy.  We will be writing more about this study later in the week. Several articles look at the impact… Read More »

Female milk ducts: ‘Not what I imagined’ Picture showing inside women’s breasts goes viral

Female milk ducts, also referred to as lactiferous ducts or mammary ducts, are vital for milk production. Pregnancy hormones cause the milk ducts to grow in number and size. The ducts branch off into smaller channels, until they cluster into grape-like sacs called alveoli. For many people, it may have been a number years since… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 22, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders are relatively common; however, it has been difficult to conduct randomized clinical trials (RCTs) in this population.  This week, we have a couple of RCTs including women with postpartum depression. The first study, from Michael O’Hara and colleagues, compares interpersonal therapy (IPT) to treatment with sertraline or placebo.  The next… Read More »