Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vascular malformations contribute to lower quality of life

(HealthDay)—Patients with vascular malformations (VAMs) have increased pain and psychosocial distress, compared with the general U.S. population, according to a review published online March 21 in JAMA Dermatology.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Anti-thyroid Rx exposure ups risk of congenital malformations

(HealthDay)—Exposure to anti-thyroid drugs (ATDs) during the first trimester of pregnancy is associated with increased risk of congenital malformations, according to a study published online Jan. 23 in the Annals of Internal ...

Oncology & Cancer

KRAS mutations linked to brain arteriovenous malformations

(HealthDay)—Many patients with arteriovenous malformations of the brain have somatic activating KRAS mutations, according to a study published online Jan. 3 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Pediatrics

Prenatal exposure to ADHD meds tied to neonatal morbidity

(HealthDay)—Exposure to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medication during pregnancy is associated with increased risk of neonatal morbidity, according to a study published online Nov. 10 in Pediatrics.

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