Having vaccination against influenza during pregnancy was not associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the offspring, a large cohort study reveals — providing more support for vaccination during pregnancy.
Peri- and postmenopausal women who have an active sex life and exercise regularly have proven to be quite resilient in confinement in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, a study has found. On the other hand, those who use antidepressants are more likely to succumb to adversity and hence have poorer quality of life.
Becoming a mom may be emotionally taxing for some, and mental well-being during the perinatal period is associated with six modifiable lifestyle risk factors, namely diet quality, vitamin D concentrations, smoking, physical activity, sleep quality, and the presence of emotional support, according to data from a Singapore cohort study.
Amid the pandemic of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), healthcare workers in Asia are suffering from high rates of psychological distress, according to a recent study. The rates vary greatly across countries and seem to be independent of the case burden.