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Anti-Epileptic Drugs in Reproductive eAge Women: Valproic Acid and Topiramate Common

There have long been concerns regarding the safety of the anticonvulsant valproic acid (Depakote) during pregnancy.  Back in 2009, the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society recommended against the use of valproic acid in women of childbearing age because of the various risks associated with prenatal exposure, citing significantly increased risk of congenital… Read More »

IVF clinics forced to destroy eggs by government after ten years are being challenged by women

Women whose frozen eggs are set to be destroyed by UK government for breaching ten-year time limit launch legal challenge claiming breach of human rights After ten years, IVF clinics have to destroy frozen eggs The time limit was set over concerns the eggs would deteriorate over time  But women have launched a legal challenge… Read More »