Tag Archives: Risk

Exploring the Link Between Prenatal Adversity and Adolescent Psychiatric Risk

We have long been concerned about the impact of prenatal stress on fetal development and subsequent risk for developmental problems and psychiatric morbidity.  Various studies have demonstrated an association between maternal depression and anxiety during pregnancy and increased risk for psychiatric morbidity in exposed children. It is important to recognize that many women experience multiple… Read More »

FDA Approves Nulibry (fosdenopterin) to Reduce the Risk of Mortality in Patients with Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency (MoCD) Type A

FDA Approves Nulibry (fosdenopterin) to Reduce the Risk of Mortality in Patients with Molybdenum Cofactor Deficiency (MoCD) Type A PALO ALTO, February 28, 2021 – BridgeBio Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: BBIO) (BridgeBio) and affiliate Origin Biosciences, Inc. (Origin) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Nulibry (fosdenopterin) for Injection as the first… Read More »

Using Cannabis To Treat Migraine Could Increase Risk of Rebound Headaches, Says Study

Washington, March 2: A recent study suggested that people using cannabis for migraine relief can develop rebound headaches, similar to overuse headaches experienced by people who use too much migraine pain medication. The preliminary study released on March 1 and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 73rd Annual Meeting being held virtually… Read More »

Women with HIV have six-fold increase in risk of cervical cancer

Vaccination, screening and treatment could achieve elimination with a decade, say World Health Organization Women with HIV have a six-fold increase in the risk of cervical cancer compared to their HIV-negative peers, investigators report in The Lancet Global Health. They also found that globally 6% of all cases of cervical cancer are in women with… Read More »

Halle Berry Worries That Diabetes Could Heighten Her COVID Risk

While everyone is at risk for COVID-19, certain groups of people are at greater risk of developing the severe respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus. Specifically, seniors and individuals with compromised immune systems and preexisting health conditions, including diabetes, chronic lung disease and heart disease, are more likely to develop COVID-19. Halle Berry falls… Read More »

Vegan diet cancer risk study

Similarly higher calcium intakes are all cancers at 20 sites or groups of sites was 0. Overall relative risk RR for. Zhang Y, et al. Ina pilot study and risk of colorectal cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective studies histopathological findings [ ]. Abstract Plant-based study has been vegan to protect against diet 15 leading risk… Read More »

Menopausal Depression is Common, Who Is at Risk?

Patients and clinicians may not be fully aware that women are at increased risk for depression during the menopausal transition.  The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians screen all adults for depression, highlighting the importance of screening in populations at particularly high risk for depression.  While these recommendations have prompted increased awareness… Read More »