Obstetrics & gynaecology

Two-mother families face more birth, pregnancy risks, study finds

Mothers with partners who also identified as mothers had substantially higher rates of adverse pregnancy and birth outcomes, including life-threatening complications such as postpartum hemorrhage, than mothers with partners ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Lonely teenagers at greater risk of poor educational outcomes

New research from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology, & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London has found that young people who experience loneliness during early adolescence (age 12) are at greater risk of leaving ...

Addiction

Cannabis use produces persistent cognitive impairments

A systematic review published today in the scientific journal Addiction has found that cannabis use leads to acute cognitive impairments that may continue beyond the period of intoxication. This Canadian-led meta-review (review ...

Medications

Higher frequency cannabis use tied to demographic factors

(HealthDay)—Higher frequency cannabis use is more common among young and racial minority populations, and individuals with low socioeconomic status, according to a study published online Nov. 30 in JAMA Network Open.

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