womens health

Why Are Women Choosing Bioidentical Hormone Therapy?A study looked at the reasons menopausal women choose compounded bioidentical hormone therapy rather than conventional hormone therapy.
Antidepressant Use in First Trimester Not Linked to ADHD or AutismAntidepressant use during the first trimester does not increase incidence of ADHD or autism spectrum disorder.
Late Menopause May Link to Reduced Risk of DiabetesA prospective study found a reduced risk of developing diabetes in women the later they entered menopause.
Promoting Drug Safety During Breastfeeding
Promoting Drug Safety During BreastfeedingPharmacists can help women who breastfeed by identifying the safest drugs and dosage schedules to minimize exposure.
Smoking May Be a Factor in Postpartum DepressionThree pharmacy students have found an increased risk of postpartum depression in women who smoke.
Anti-inflammatory Drugs Offer Better OTC Relief for Menstrual PainA large review of the literature has found that NSAIDs offer the best relief for menstrual cramps.
Should pharmacists prescribe birth control?A staunch defender of the profession responds to "Good Morning America."