Articles Tagged with medical study

More Opioid Drugs Being Prescribed In Pregnancy – At What Risk?

Opioid Drugs On Rise In Pregnancy

A new study on the number of opioid drugs prescribed for pregnant women shows an alarming increase, and that is not a good thing, because other recent studies have linked opioid use with birth defects, some of them quite serious. According to the New York Times, last week Obstetrics & Gynecology released a cohort study… Read more »

Risk Of Broken Bones Does Not Increase With Bariatric Surgery

bariatric surgery does not increase fracture risk

Researchers from the Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit at the University of South Hampton have announced the results of a study that shows patients who undergo bariatric surgery do not suffer a higher risk of bone fractures — at least initially — as some had previously thought. The study, reported by Health Day, revealed… Read more »