Association between serum magnesium levels and dementia patients

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;28   Research submitted for fulfillment of the degree Doctor of Philosophy By Sarah Ben-Zaken   This work was prepared under the supervision of Prof. Gideon Koren       Table of Contents   Page English abstract ……………………………………………………………………………… 4 Hebrew abstract  תקציר ……………………………………………………………………………… 5 Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………… 6 Aging and maturation ……………………………………………………… 6…

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Advantages of Hair Cortisol (HC) Analysis

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;27   Mohamed Mari, Gideon Koren school of Medicine Ariel University    INTRODUCTION Although stress is not necessarily associated with adverse effects, high or continuous levels of stress or poor coping resources can make it a trigger for physical and mental health disorders which can negatively affect the quality of life. Consequently,…

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Medication -induced neural tube defects- a scoping review

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;25   Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT(1,2), Asher Ornoy MD(1,3) Adelson School of Medicine, Ariel University (1) Motherisk International program (2), Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem Israel 40700 gidiup_2000@yahoo.com Tel 9272587194777     Abstract Over the last 40 years a large body of research has examined potential correlations between neural tube…

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Prenatal acetaminophen exposure in meconium and the risk of ADHD- Role of Confounding by Indication

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;24   Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT Professor and Head of Pharmacology, Adelson School of Medicine, Ariel University, Israel E mail: gidiup_2000@yahoo.com Tel 972587194777 Jacob V. Aranda MD, PhD, FRCPC, FAAP Professor of Pediatrics and Ophthalmology and Director of Neonatology State University of New York Downstate Health Sciences University   Question: In…

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Salivary Melatonin Levels in Pregnant Women with Insomnia: A Prospective Controlled Study

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;23   Kamelia Mirdamadi1,2, Gideon Koren,3,4 University of Toronto, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Toronto, ON, Ca Hospital for Sick Children, Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Toronto, ON Ariel University, Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Israel Motherisk Israel Program Corresponding Author: Kamelia Mirdamadi Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences 144…

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Women using antiepileptic drugs: How much folic acid per day is sufficient?

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;22   Yusuf Cem Kaplan MD (1), Gideon Koren MD (2, 3) Independent Researcher, Berlin, Germany (1), Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel University (2) and Motherisk Israel Program (3)   Question: I have a patient who has been receiving lamotrigine for her focal onset seizures. She is considering pregnancy and asked me…

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Covid-19 re-infection in pregnancy?

Motherisk Int J 2020;1;21   Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT, Vered Nachmias Friedler MD MBA, Renato Fusman MD, Susy Mann RN Leumit Health Services and Adelson School of Medicine, Ariel University, Israel   Question This week I have seen several media reports of Covid-19 proven- re infections. Because pregnancy appears to be a risk factor…

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Bonjesta- the first dual release combination of doxylamine-pyridoxine for morning sickness

Motherisk Intl J 2020;1;19 Bonjesta- the first dual release combination of doxylamine-pyridoxine for morning sickness Gideon Koren, Rana Cohen, Adelson School of Medicine, Ariel University and Motherisk Israel Program   Question: The delayed release of doxylamine/ pyridoxine (Diclegis®) works well in many of my patients with morning sickness. The problem I have is that it…

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