Neuroscience

Seizure frequency not up in pregnancy for women with epilepsy

Among women with epilepsy, the percentage who have a higher incidence of seizures during pregnancy than in the postpartum period is similar to that seen during corresponding epochs in women who are not pregnant, according ...

Medications

Opioid use disorder in pregnancy: Five things to know

Opioid use is increasing in pregnancy as well as the general population. A "Five things to know about ..." practice article on opioid disuse in pregnancy in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides information ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Opioids: Leading cause of pregnancy-related death in new Utah moms

As the opioid epidemic rages on, one vulnerable group—new moms—have often been overlooked. A new study at the University of Utah Health found that drug-induced death is the most common cause of pregnancy-associated death ...

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