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Lithium and Anticonvulsant Mood Stabilizers: No Higher Risk for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

For women with bipolar disorder, choosing whether to maintain or discontinue treatment with a mood stabilizer during pregnancy is challenging.  This is a process which requires careful and thoughtful consideration, weighing the risk of adverse outcomes associated with exposure to a particular drug against the risk of recurrent illness in the setting of medication discontinuation.… Read More »

Early introduction of peanuts in babies to reduce allergy risk – EurekAlert

Podcast post-embargo link: https://soundcloud.com/cmajpodcasts/181613-five Worried about peanut allergies in children? A practice article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) outlines five things to know about early introduction of peanuts in infants to reduce the risk of peanut allergy. Infants who are fed peanut protein regularly have a lower risk of peanut allergy. To prevent peanut… Read More »