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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescribed analgesics in pregnancy and risk of childhood asthma Exploration of Swedish register data shows no association between analgesic use (opioids, …

A small observational study has suggested that prenatal vitamins could reduce autism risk in some families Authors Rebecca J Schmidt, Ana-Maria Iosif and Elizabeth Guerrero Angel set out to investigate …

A writer for a popular website has taken aim at a pharmacy assistant over her customer service Mother-of-two and Mamamia writer Shona Hendley wrote that while buying a pregnancy test …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Oral Anticoagulants and Proton Pump Inhibitor Cotherapy Among patients initiating oral anticoagulant treatment, incidence of hospitalization for upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding …

Increased intake of omega-3 long-chain fatty acids during pregnancy has been found to reduce risk of premature birth, according to a recent Cochrane review A Cochrane review has found evidence …

A quarter of women who responded to a survey reported falling pregnant in the past 10 years without planning to do so, and 30.4% of those pregnancies were terminated A …

Health researchers have looked into the evidence, finding that use of some supplements during pregnancy may be unnecessary and not completely without harm Health researchers from the University of Adelaide …

We lack clinical knowledge and experience when advising pregnant women on medicine use, pharmacists believe Pharmacists require more training in the provision of medication safety advice to pregnant women, Australian …

New observational research may provide further impetus for expectant mums to limit caffeine intake In a prospective cohort study of 50,943 mothers and their children recruited from 2002 to 2008, …

A proactive approach to whooping cough vaccination in pregnant women has shown an increase in uptake, say New Zealand researchers – and pharmacies could help In the central north island …

Women with ADHD may be more likely to have some adverse outcomes during pregnancy, new research suggests – but medication may not be the cause A study led by researchers …

The ACT Greens are tabling legislation to improve access to medical abortion in the territory, a move welcomed by the Guild’s ACT branch While abortion has been legal in the …