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Essential Reads: Should Lithium Dose Be Reduced Prior to Delivery?

The dosing of lithium presents certain challenges during pregnancy.  During pregnancy, there is a physiologic increase in the glomerular filtration rate (GFR), which is a measure of how quickly the kidney clears renally excreted compounds, including lithium.  Thus, lithium blood levels tend to fall gradually during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy and start… Read More »

‘Clinical trials crucial to new Covid vaccines in battle against the disease’

This is a blatant sales pitch for clinical trials and I make no apology for it. Every step we’ve taken in our fight against Covid has been pioneered and brought to fruition by research and science. Every tool used to fight the ­pandemic is the result of invention and collaboration by scientists and doctors. And… Read More »