Study Finds, Kid's Asthma Is Not Associated To Maternal SSRIs In Pregnancy

March 9, 2015 5:18 PM

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Kids whose depressed moms took newer antidepressants while pregnant were not at increased risk of childhood asthma, as indicated by a population based study in Denmark.

Xiaoquin Liu, MD, section for epidemiology, department of public health at Aarhus University in Denmark, and colleagues stated that when we restrict analyses to kids born to mothers with depression, maternal antidepressant use did not increase asthma risk in offspring (HR 1.00, 95% CI 0.93-1.08). Pr...

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