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New publication in Obstetric & Gynecology on Neurodevelopmental outcomes after Assisted Reprocuctive Technologies (ART)

31 Jan New publication in Obstetric & Gynecology on Neurodevelopmental outcomes after Assisted Reprocuctive Technologies (ART)

Jacques Balayla, M.D., and his colleagues conducted a study using the prospective cohort 3D-Study. The results of the study show that children born after ART had similar cognitive, motor and language development as children born after natural conception at 2 years of age. Les résultats montrent que les enfants nés suite à des traitements de fertilité ont un développement cognitif, moteur et langagier semblablent à celui des enfants nés de conception naturelle. To read the abstract  click here  or to see the editor podcast. Media coverage: Physician's BriefingFox News Healthbabycenter blog.

 


 

New publication in BMJ Open

12 Jan New publication in BMJ Open

Dr Anick Bérard, PhD and her research team published a new study on the antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of major congenital malformations in a cohort of depressed pregnant women using the Quebec Pregnancy Cohort. Antidepressants with effects on serotonin reuptake during embryogenesis increased the risk of some organ-specific malformations in a cohort of pregnant women with depression.  To read more click here. Media coverage: nouvelles umontreal ;  medicalresearchonmedicaemaxhealth.

CIHR funding for the Preterm Birth Network Team

09 Dec CIHR funding for the Preterm Birth Network Team

Dr. Anick Bérard is a co-applicant for the "Preterm Birth Network Team Grant", which received a funding of $ 4,250,000 from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in December 2016. The network also obtained a  10 millions fund guarantee for 2016-2021 from hospitals and research centers.