• Mothers with postpartum depression ‘highly vulnerable' during pandemic

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Rates and severity of postpartum depression and anxiety symptoms among women who sought treatment for postpartum depression worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    Researchers reported these findings in a study conducted in Canada and published in Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.
    “Mothers with mental health concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic are a highly vulnerable group, and women seeking treatment for these problems after delivery may be at the greatest risk,” Haley Layton, MPH, of the Health Research Methodology Graduate Program at McMaster University in Canada, and colleagues
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  • Pulmonary impairment ‘highly prevalent' in severe COVID-19 survivors following discharge

    Pulmonary impairment ‘highly prevalent' in severe COVID-19 survivors following discharge

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to COVID-19 who required an ICU stay had pulmonary structural abnormalities and lung function impairment at 3 months after discharge, researchers reported.
    “Pulmonary structural abnormalities and functional impairment are highly prevalent in patients who survive critical COVID-19 at 3 months after hospital discharge,” Jessica González, MD, from the department of pulmonology at the Arnau de Vilanova University Hospital and Santa Maria in Translational Research at the Respiratory Medicine Group and the Lleida Biomedical
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