Day: July 20, 2017

Reuters.com: Study finds slight autism risk link to antidepressants in pregnancy

LONDON (Reuters) – Children exposed to antidepressants during their mothers’ pregnancies seem to have a slightly higher risk of autism than children whose mothers had psychiatric disorders but did not take antidepressants while pregnant, a study has found.

But publishing their findings on Wednesday, researchers said the results should not

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Newsweek.com: Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk

Newsweek.com: Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy May Increase Autism Risk

The use of antidepressants during pregnancy might raise the risk of children developing autism, new research suggests.

The link between the use of these drugs and the disorder has been controversial and unclear, but a new study published in the British Medical Journal was specifically designed to overcome the confounding

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Independent.co.uk: Pregnant women who take antidepressants more likely to have a child with autism, study finds

Independent.co.uk: Pregnant women who take antidepressants more likely to have a child with autism, study finds

Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy have a slightly higher chance of giving birth to a child with autism, a new study has found.

Researchers said although it is still too early to pinpoint the cause of the findings, their analysis pointed to the role of the medication, rather than

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Medicalxpress.com: Study points to link between antidepressant use in pregnancy and autism in children

Medicalxpress.com: Study points to link between antidepressant use in pregnancy and autism in children

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Children exposed to antidepressants during pregnancy seem to be at a slightly higher risk of autism than children of mothers with psychiatric disorders who were not treated with antidepressants during pregnancy, finds a study published in The BMJ today.

However, the researchers stress that the

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Whnt.com: A Sidekick for Sam – One little boy's dream for a service dog could win you the wedding of your …

Whnt.com: A Sidekick for Sam – One little boy's dream for a service dog could win you the wedding of your …

RAINSVILLE, Ala. – One community is coming together in order to purchase a service dog for an autistic six-year-old, but they need your help. They want to provide a Sidekick for Sam.

Meet Sam Jackson. “He loves dinosaurs. We have hundreds of animal figurines, dinosaur figurines.” said Sam’s mother, Alison Jackson.

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Telegraph.co.uk: Taking antidepressants in pregnancy may raise risk of an autistic child, study suggests

Telegraph.co.uk: Taking antidepressants in pregnancy may raise risk of an autistic child, study suggests

Mothers who took antidepressants during pregnancy may be putting their children at risk of autism, a new study suggests.

Researchers at the University of Bristol found that the children of women who took pills in pregnancy were 41 per cent more likely to be autistic.

However the absolute risk

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