Some medications are harmful to take while pregnant, but for others it can be more harmful if you don’t take them.
A third of Australian women take medication while pregnant. So what's safe and what's not?
Women planning a family who abruptly stop using antidepressants may be putting themselves in harm’s way.
Research published today has found an association between commonly used antidepressants and birth defects. But pregnant women face greater harms from stopping their medication abruptly.
The centuries-long practice of blood letting was finally proven to be ineffective, thanks to clinical trials in the 19th century.
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MEDICAL HISTORIES - The final instalment in our short series discusses the evolution of evidence-based medicine. Like bleeding, doctors’ intuition was a central part of medical practice until it was categorically…