Autism spectrum disorders

Autism risk may rise with in utero exposure to antiseizure meds

The incidence of autism spectrum disorder is higher among children exposed to topiramate in the second half of pregnancy compared with the general population of children without exposure to antiseizure medications in utero, ...


Latest obesity drug not cost-effective for adolescents

Among today's obesity drugs, Wegovy (semaglutide) produces the greatest weight loss in teenagers, but a study by Columbia researchers has found that the trendy obesity drug is not cost-effective at its current price.


Prenatal exposure to certain antiseizure meds linked to autism

Prenatal exposure to topiramate, valproate, and certain duotherapies is associated with increased risks for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and intellectual disability (ID), according to a study published online May 31 in ...


Drug curbs marijuana use, but with tough side effects

Combining the drug topiramate with psychological counseling curbed marijuana use among young smokers significantly more than did counseling alone, according to newly published results of a small randomized, controlled trial ...

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