Tag Archives: pregnancy

Efavirenz in pregnancy is at least as safe as other antiretrovirals

The European Pregnancy and Paediatric HIV Cohort Collaboration includes data from 24,963 pregnancies ending in singleton live births between 2002 and 2015. Cohorts in Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Ukraine and the United Kingdom provided data. In 1200 pregnancies (4.8%), the mother received efavirenz at the time… Read More »

Bianca Cheah Opens Up About Her Pregnancy Journey At 14 Weeks

This week, Sporteluxe founder, Bianca Cheah, announced that her and husband, Simon Chalmers are expecting—and to say that we’re excited here at Sporteluxe HQ is an understatement! Very soon there will be a little baby Cheah/Chalmers running around (keep an eye out for the gender reveal—we’ve already placed our bets!). As Bianca enters her second… Read More »

Is Epilepsy Drug Use in Pregnancy Linked to ADHD?

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) — When a woman with epilepsy uses the anti-seizure drug valproate during a pregnancy, the odds that her baby will go on to develop ADHD rise, a new study suggests. The Danish report can’t prove that valproate causes attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in these cases,… Read More »