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Benzodiazepine During Early Pregnancy and Risk of Miscarriage

Many women who come to our clinic with questions regarding the use of medications during pregnancy suffer from some type of anxiety disorder.  Most of those women benefit from treatment with an SSRI or SNRI antidepressant; however, there are a significant number of women who either do not experience complete symptom resolution with or cannot… Read More »

CRISPR gene-edited babies may be at increased risk of early death, study finds

When using CRISPR or other gene modifying technologies “we should be very careful in considering all the possible effects of a mutation,” Rasmus Nielsen, a co-author of the new study and a professor in the department of integrative biology at University of California, Berkeley, told CNN. “One mutation doesn’t mean one effect.” His new study… Read More »

Women Have a Higher Risk of Stroke

Stroke is no friend to women. It kills more women than men and women have more strokes than men. In fact, one in five women has a stroke. The higher stroke risk in women might be due to: Pregnancy –The risk of stroke in pregnant women is 21 per 100,000, with the highest stroke risk… Read More »