Tag Archives: Recent

Weekly Roundup for FEBRUARY 19, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Probiotics as a treatment for prenatal maternal anxiety and depression: a double-blind randomized pilot trial. Browne PD, Bolte AC, Besseling-van der Vaart I, Claassen E, de Weerth C.  Sci Rep. 2021 Feb 4;11(1):3051. Free article. This study did not reveal differences between the groups for improving maternal mood. Validation of the 7-item Generalized Anxiety Disorder… Read More »

Perfume Genius Explains How His Recent Physical Transformation Inspired a New Creative Era

2020 has been (and continues to be) incredibly tough for all kinds of reasons, but it will go down as a great year for music, if nothing else. Among the many contenders for album of the year is Set My Heart on Fire Immediately, the lush, inviting fifth studio offering by Perfume Genius, a.k.a. Michael… Read More »

Hina Khan Spins a Fashion Web Through Her Recent Style Statement for Bigg Boss 14 (View Pics)

Hina Khan’s fashion extravaganza continued inside Bigg Boss house and we are amazed. The former BB contestant is out there having a gala time as a senior while secretly wooing our hearts with her one too many style offerings. From ethnic wonders to modern designs, Hina’s fashion wardrobe has stunned us time and again and… Read More »

Racial Disparities in Perinatal Depression Screening Addressed in Recent Study

Perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) including prenatal depression (PND) and postpartum depression (PPD) can have a profound adverse impact on the well-being of mothers, newborns, and entire families. It is estimated that 20%-25% of women experience depressive symptoms during pregnancy or the postpartum period.  To curtail rates and severity of PMADs, the American College… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for APRIL 24, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

PMS AND PMDD The uterine-chemokine-brain axis: menstrual cycle-associated symptoms (MCAS) are in part mediated by CCL2, CCL5, CCL11, CXCL8 and CXCL10. Roomruangwong C, et al.  J Affect Disord 269, 15 May 2020, 85-93. Chemokines produced by the uterus may link the uterus with brain functions via a putative uterine-chemokine-brain axis. Neuroimaging premenstrual dysphoric disorder: A… Read More »