Tag Archives: Health

Ebola declared a global health emergency

The deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organisation has announced. Wednesday’s announcement comes after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people . A WHO expert committee had declined on three previous occasions to advise the UN health agency… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JULY  5, 2019: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

In a large study from France (Blotière et al, 2019), researchers demonstrated that exposure to monotherapy with valproic acid was associated with 8 specific types of major congenital malformations (e.g., spina bifida, OR 19.4), and exposure to topiramate was associated with an increased risk of cleft lip (OR 6.8). No significant associations were found for… Read More »