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In Brief: Mom’s Social Network Benefits Baby’s Development

Women with postpartum depression often complain of social isolation, and multiple studies have documented that having inadequate social supports is a risk factor for postpartum depression.  A recent study suggests that increasing a mother’s social network may not only benefit the mother but it may also have benefits for her baby. In a recent study,… Read More »

In Brief: More Data on Pregabalin (Lyrica) and Pregnancy

Pregabalin (marketed in the US as Lyrica) is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of epilepsy, fibromyalgia, and neuropathic pain.  It is also used off-label to treat psychiatric disorders, most commonly generalized anxiety disorder. While it is not used as frequently as other anti-epileptic drugs, we do occasionally see women… Read More »

A Brief Introduction To Centrifuge And Few Of Its Variants

Centrifugation is a laboratory process in which centrifugal force is used for sedimentation of heterogeneous mixtures in laboratories. This process is basically used for separating two liquids that are immiscible in nature. The equipment which is used for accomplishing this laboratory process is known as centrifuge. This equipment comprises of a high speed motor and… Read More »