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 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Adverse pregnancy outcomes up for women with psoriasis

(HealthDay)—Pregnancies in women with psoriasis have an increased risk for adverse outcomes, including preeclampsia and stillbirth, according to a study published online Nov. 18 in the Journal of Dermatology.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Postpartum depression may persist three years after giving birth

A National Institutes of Health study of 5,000 women has found that approximately 1 in 4 experienced high levels of depressive symptoms at some point in the three years after giving birth. The rest of the women experienced ...

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