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In Brief: Pregnancy Reduces Risk of Alcohol Use Disorder in Women and Their Partners

Because even small amounts of fetal exposure to alcohol have been associated with a constellation of adverse effects, women who are pregnant are counselled to avoid all consumption of alcohol.  Women who are pregnant or planning to conceive are highly motivated and often make fairly significant changes in their health behaviors; however, we have seen… Read More »

Army Head Quarters and the DE&S, UK MoD to brief on Rotary Safety-Operations and Equipment Management at the Defence Aviation Safety Conference in April

SMi Group Reports: The Defence Aviation Safety Conference will have a dedicated focus on rotary safety-operations and equipment management The Defence Aviation Safety Conference, taking place at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington, London on the 29th and 20th April 2019, will feature two senior briefings on Rotary Safety-Operations and Equipment Management: Rear Admiral Jon Pentreath,… Read More »

In Brief: Being An Older Dad Associated with Worse Pregnancy Outcomes

This study is something to keep in mind when we evaluate neonatal outcomes in mothers taking psychotropic medication.  We typically consider maternal, but not paternal, characteristics as factors which may affect neonatal outcomes; however, this large study published in BMJ indicates that the age of the father may also affect neonatal outcomes.   Researchers examined… Read More »