Clinical, financial and social impacts of COVID-19 and their associations with mental health for mothers and children experiencing adversity in Australia

ConclusionsThe financial and social impacts of Australia ’s public health restrictions have substantially affected families experiencing adversity, and their mental health. These impacts are likely to exacerbate inequities arising from adversity. To recover from COVID-19, policy investment should include income support and universal access to family hea lth services.
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ConclusionsOlanzapine use is associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations and specifically, musculoskeletal malformations. Use during pregnancy should be restricted to situations where no safer alternatives exist.
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This study aimed to understand the extent to which cannabis-related risk perception and COVID-19-related health worries were associated with the reported reduction in sharing cannabis smoking products to mitigate the risk of the coronavirus transmission or infection. This association was tested in two different periods in terms of toughness of national lockdown policy imposed in the first months of the pandemic in Israel. The study population included adult recreational cannabis users who completed one of the two online cross-sectional surveys dedicated to COVID-19 and the cannabis use situation in Israel in the first h...
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This appeared last week: Webinar • My Health Record My Health Record resources for community health staff: focusing on the Mental Health Toolkit Event details When Wednesday, 25 August 2021 1:00pm - 2:00pm (AEST) Where Online Hosted by Australian Digital Health Agency Register here Contact us General enquiries Phone: 1300 901 001 8am - 5pm (AEST/AEDT) Monday - Friday Email: help@digitalhealth.gov.au My Health Record is becoming an increasingly significant summary record of an individual ’s health information. Mental health plays a crucial part in an individual’s wellbeing and having relevant in...
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“Last March, I was working in a small primary care practice on the west side of Denver. COVID-19 came to town. On Thursday, March 12, we were told the schools would be closing. On Friday, we were told that clinic staff had to wear masks — and the clinic had to start testing patients forRead more …I was thinking about retiring, and COVID-19 gave me a push [PODCAST] originally appeared inKevinMD.com.
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Both Iterion and Moleculin are moving their drug candidates through the regulatory pipeline.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the O.K. to Covid-19 vaccine "booster" shots made by Cambridge biotech Moderna Inc. Moderna (Nasdaq: MRNA) is now able to make and distribute boosters — third shots identical to each of the first two in the series, but half the amount — for patients 65 and older, adults with underlying medical conditions and adults who are at a high risk for Covid-19 because of their occupati ons or time in institutional settings. The decision comes a few days…
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The foundation has funded $1.9 billion in pandemic-related responses. Its latest pledge is to accelerate access for an experimental antiviral treatment for Covid-19 infections.
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Conclusion Universal testing for SARS-CoV-2 in obstetric units has mixed effects on maternal mental health but is viewed favorably by labor and delivery employees. Ongoing evaluation of new testing protocols is paramount to balance staff and patient safety with quality and equality of care. Key Points [...] Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  Full text
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