Hyperthyroidism in paediatric patients is associated with an increased likelihood of being diagnosed with mental health conditions (MHCs) such as attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), adjustment disorder, anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression and suicidality, a study suggests.
Lithium exposure at any time during pregnancy among women with bipolar disorder is associated with certain dangers, and such risk is greater for first-trimester or higher-dosage exposure, reveals a study.
Gender-affirming surgery leads to a reduction in the likelihood of mental health treatment among transgender individuals with a gender incongruence diagnosis, lending support to the decision to provide such procedures to those who seek them, according to a Swedish study.
Maternal bacterial infections during pregnancy appears to increase the risk for psychotic disorders in offspring, a recent study has shown. This association varies by infection severity and offspring sex.
In patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) and stable coronary artery disease (CAD), rivaroxaban monotherapy is noninferior to combination treatment with an antiplatelet therapy in terms of cutting the risk of cardiovascular events and mortality, according to data from the AFIRE trial.