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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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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