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Weekly Roundup for May 28, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Prevalence of Depression or Anxiety During Antepartum Hospitalizations for Obstetric Complications.  Toscano M, et al. Obstet Gynecol, May 2021; 137: 881-891 One in three women hospitalized during pregnancy for obstetric complications report clinical levels of depression or anxiety symptoms. Maternal psychological stress during pregnancy and risk of congenital heart disease in offspring: A systematic review… Read More »

Stop using cotton buds to clean your ears – doctor issues serious health warning

There are many daily practices that seem innocuous on the surface but can actually damage one’s health. One hidden health risk that many people are unaware of emerges when cleaning ears with cotton buds. As Dr Emeka, Brand Ambassador of AI-based fitness and lifestyle coaching app Freeletics, explained to Express.co.uk, “many of us use cotton… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MAY 21, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

The effect of antenatal depression and antidepressant treatment on placental tissue: a protein-validated gene expression study. Edvinsson Å, Hellgren C, Kunovac Kallak T, Åkerud H, Skalkidou A, Stener-Victorin E, Fornes R, Spigset O, Lager S, Olivier J, Sundström-Poromaa I. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2019 Dec 5;19(1):479. Free article. This study compared placental gene and protein expression… Read More »

Masturbation – 8 health benefits plus technique tips from Channel 4’s The Sex Clinic expert Sarah Mulindwa

Healthista Editor Olivia Hartland-Robbins spoke to Lovehoney expert Sarah Mulindwa, presenter of Channel 4’s The Sex Clinic to find out 8 health benefits of masturbation and how to maximise self-love pleasure this Masturbation May  For women, masturbation is essential. It helps us find out what turns us on in order to make the most of… Read More »

Black women who live with the consequences of structural racism face poorer outcomes in mental health

There are ethnic inequalities in mental health and socioeconomic status amongst older women living with HIV in the UK, Dr Danielle Solomon reports in Sexually Transmitted Infections. The findings show that women of Black African and Black Caribbean origin are the most likely to experience poverty, psychological distress and social isolation, but are the least… Read More »