Tag Archives: Women

Hispanic Women at High Risk for Neural Tube Defects, May Not Have Adequate Dietary Folic Acid

Because folate deficiency in pregnant women has been associated with an increased risk of neural tube defects, including anencephaly and spina bifida, it is recommended that all women take folic acid supplements before and during pregnancy.  In addition, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has required (since 1996) the addition of folic acid to many… Read More »

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Bipolar Disorder

In treating pregnant women with mood or anxiety disorders, we tend to focus primarily on the reproductive safety of psychotropic medications; however, it must be recognized that withholding or withdrawing pharmacologic treatment for depression or anxiety during pregnancy may carry some degree of risk. Untreated psychiatric illness in the mother cannot be considered a benign… Read More »

Marine Collagen, The Anti-Ageing Beauty Ingredient Japanese Women Swear By

Whether you’re collagen-curious or a long-term advocate, there’s no denying that collagen is taking the beauty world by storm at the moment. You’d quite often find the team here at Sporteluxe sipping on collagen-infused water throughout the day and quite frankly, we’re obsessed. Huge in the Asian market, one brand you can thank for making… Read More »