Late Prematurity and Child Development; Sharpening the Upper Edge

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:13   Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT, Liat Korn PhD, Yusuf Kaplan MD Ariel University (1) and Terafar – Izmir Katip Celebi University, Turkey (2)   Question: We all know that prematurity is associated with adverse effects on cognitive functions and academic achievements. Is late premature can  be assumed to be safe…

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Dydrogesterone Exposure in the First Trimester of Pregnancy and Fetal Malformations

  Motherisk Int J 2020;1:11   Gideon Koren MD(1-2), From Ariel University Israel (1) and Motherisk Israel  Program (2) Daniella Gilboa MSc   Address for Correspondence: Gideon Koren MD, FRCPC, FACMT Ariel University Ariel 40700 Israel gidiup_2000@yahoo.com   The paper was presented at the 17th meeting of the European Society for developmental perinatal and paediatric…

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Use of hydroxychloroquine during pregnancy and breastfeeding: An update for the recent coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19)

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:9   Yusuf Cem Kaplan MD (1), Gideon Koren MD (2, 3) Terafar – Izmir Katip Celebi University Teratology Information Center, Turkey (1) and Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel University(2), Motherisk Israel Program (3)   Question: Recent in vitro studies and preliminary clinical trial data documented  the antiviral effect of chloroquine and…

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The Corona Pandemic- Safety/Risk of COVID 19 During Pregnancy and Lactation

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:8   Tal De-Haan, Natalie Dinavitser, Rana Cohen, Mati Berkovitch and Maya Berlin Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Shamir Medical Center (Assaf Harofeh), Zerifin, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University,  Tel Aviv, Israel   Question: What is known about the fetal, neonatal and maternal risks of infection with the Corona virus? Answer: According to…

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THE CONTROVERSY OVER THE SAFETY OF ONDANSETRON IN PREGNANCY- WHY DOES IT CONTINUE?

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:10   Gideon Koren MD(1-2), Yusuf Cem Kaplan MD(3) Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel University(1), Motherisk Israel Program (2) and Terafar – Izmir Katip Celebi University Teratology Information Center, Turkey (3)   Address for Correspondence: Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel University, Ariel Israel 40700 gidiup_2000@yahoo.com   Acknowledgement: GK serves as a paid…

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High-Dose Gestational Folic Acid and the Risk for Autism? The Birth Order Effect

Motherisk Int J 2020;1:1 Gideon Koren MD, Motherisk Israel Program and Ariel University; Address for Correspondence: Gideon Koren MD FRCPC FACMT Clinical Pharmacology Program, Shamir Hospital, and Adelson Faculty of Medicine, Ariel Univeristy, Isral Tel 972 587194777 gidiup_2000@yahoo.com     Abstract: Question: Recent publications suggested that high dose folic acid is associated with increased risk…

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