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News tag: childhood asthma


Depression during pregnancy linked to increased risk of childhood asthma

9 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A mother experiencing depression during pregnancy or using an older antidepressant for her condition may increase the child’s risk of asthma, new research suggests. However, when more than 80 percent pregnant mothers with depression were prescribed a newer class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), the medication…