Tag Archives: Risk

CDC study finds coronavirus rarely kills children, but minorities at higher risk

Children from ethnic and racial minorities, those with underlying health conditions and those between the ages of 18 and 20 are more likely to die, a CDC-led research team wrote in a study published Tuesday in the agency’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report also showed just how unusual it is for children and… Read More »

AstraZeneca vaccine side effects: Blood clot link ‘stronger’ says MHRA – who’s at risk?

There were 209 cases in the UK of the rare combination of blood clots with low platelet counts following vaccination with the AstraZeneca jab, with 41 deaths, up to 21 April. This is up from 168 cases and 32 deaths the previous week. The data shows 24 cases of clots in people aged 18 to… Read More »

Essential Reads: Bupropion (Wellbutrin) and Risk for Major Malformations

Over the last 20 years, we have accumulated data to support the use of many different antidepressants during pregnancy, including serotonin reuptake inhibitors and the tricyclic antidepressants. In this post, we review the most recent data on the reproductive safety of and bupropion (Wellbutrin), summarized in two recent reviews from Hendrick and colleagues (2017) and… Read More »