A recent study, published in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics, adds to the limited data available regarding the use of zolpidem (Ambien) during pregnancy. In this study, Wang and colleagues conducted a population-based study in Taiwan comparing rates of adverse pregnancy outcomes between mothers who received zolpidem during pregnancy and those who did not.
New Coronavirus A New Coronavirus Strain has emerged now, originating from Wuhan, China, has been making headlines around the world. As of January 24, 2019, it has caused panic and an unprecedented lockdown of 30 million people in China. But, just what is a coronavirus? Which was the thing that made this one so special? […]
Migraine Headaches Migraine headaches are a common disorder with multiple triggers. There are certain red flag symptoms that require additional lab tests but most patients can be diagnosed based on symptoms alone. Migraine headaches are not curable but the proper management can control them. Signs and symptoms of migraine headaches Migraines are usually unilateral (they […]
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that affects more women than men. Although it can occur at any age, the most common age of onset is between 30-50 years old. Traditionally, people consider it as the most disabling type of arthritis as it can decrease life expectancy by 3-7 years. However, although […]
Atrial Fibrillation Atrial Fibrillation (A Fib) affects 2.3 million adults in USA and is one of the most common arrhythmias. A Fib is an abnormal, rapid, heart rate that can present as palpitations, weakness and shortness of breath. A Fib increases your risk stroke as it may cause an atrial thrombus to form. In addition, A Fib […]