Pregnant and breastfeeding women’s mental health status during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic

Collaborators from ENTIS and affiliated organisations have published the results of a web-based survey investigating how the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted the mental health status of pregnant and breastfeeding women. This multinational survey was promoted in Ireland, Norway, Switzerland, the Netherlands, and the UK between 16 June and 14 July 2020, and identified high levels of depressive […]

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Should ondansetron be avoided in pregnancy?

Two short debate papers have been published in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology discussing the safety of ondansetron use in early pregnancy. Professor Per Damkier in collaboration with the ENTIS Scientific Committee led the argument against avoiding ondansetron use in pregnancy, while Professor Russell Kirby from the College of Public Health, University of South Florida led the argument […]

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Changes to the ENTIS board

The ENTIS board is happy to announce that Maria Ellfolk from Helsinki TIS has been elected as a new representative.  This is the first time ENTIS have applied an anonymous online election process. We congratulate and welcome Maria who we believe is an excellent choice, and look forward to working together with her in the future. We would also like […]

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ENTIS study into how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the experiences of pregnant and breastfeeding women

Led by Dr Michael Ceulemans from KU Leuven in Belgium, researchers from several ENTIS affiliated organisations, including the University of Oslo, UKTIS, Swiss TIS/University Hospital of Lausanne, Lareb (the Netherlands TIS), and the Irish Medicines in Pregnancy and breastfeeding Service (IMPS), have been promoting an online survey to collect information on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the experiences of […]

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Congratulations to our latest honorary ENTIS members

Prof. Asher Ornoy and Prof. Paul Merlob are the latest awardees of an honorary ENTIS membership, awarded for their outstanding contribution and lifelong commitment to the field of Teratology.  The awards were presented on behalf of the ENTIS board by Orna Diav-Citrin, current ENTIS President, during a Teratology Symposium hosted at the Israeli Teratology Information Service, Ministry of Health, Jerusalem, […]

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Join us for our inaugural twitter journal club session – Wednesday Nov 20th at 9pm (GMT)

ENTIS is hosting its first public journal club using the Twitter platform! For all those interested in taking part, tweeting will commence at 9pm GMT on 20th November. The paper being discussed this week is Antidepressant use during pregnancy and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a nested case–control study. This paper was published at the start of October in […]

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