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Flu in Pregnancy May Raise Bipolar Risk for Baby
May 9, 2013

Pregnant women sneezing

 

A study of 814 expectant women, published in JAMA Psychiatry, showed that infection made bipolar four times more likely.

The overall risk remained low, but it echoes similar findings linking flu and schizophrenia.

Experts said the risks were small and women should not worry.

 

Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-22447160

 

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