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2013-11-12 09:22:11

Penn Medicine studies presented at Neuroscience 2013 point to 2 potential ways mothers pass stress onto child Pregnant women may transmit the damaging effects of stress to their unborn child by way of the bacteria in their vagina and through the placenta, suggest new findings from two animal studies presented by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Stresses felt by mothers during pregnancy have been shown...

2013-10-25 10:33:06

The penetration of sperm into an egg is critical for pregnancy, but the implantation of the developing blastocyst into the endometrium – the lining of the uterus – is an equally important step that requires the input of the master molecule steroid receptor coactivator-2 (SRC-2), said researchers from Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears online in the open access journal PLoS Genetics. “Understanding how SRC-2 reprograms the endometrium to be receptive to implantation...

2013-09-20 11:23:28

Preeclampsia (PE) is a high blood pressure disorder that occurs during pregnancy and which can cause illness or death for the fetus and mother-to-be. There is currently no cure except to deliver the fetus, perhaps prematurely, or remove the placenta, a key organ that binds the pair. Women who smoke during pregnancy have been found to have as much as a 33 percent lower rate of preeclampsia for reasons that are unclear. A new study using an animal model to mimic key effects of PE in humans, and...

2013-08-07 10:25:51

Research links hormonal imbalance in the placenta to anxiety and possible vulnerability to poor mental health in mice Adults could be at greater risk of becoming anxious and vulnerable to poor mental health if they were deprived of certain hormones while developing in the womb according to new research by scientists at Cardiff and Cambridge universities. New research in mice has revealed the role of the placenta in long-term programming of emotional behaviour and the first time...

2013-07-29 23:25:50

Sports Molecular, Inc., a leading weight loss and diet website is helping millions of people to lose 20-30 pounds a month. hCG Lifestyle is waging war on the battle of the bulge, see dramatic results in the first week with the new and improved hCG Diet formula. Largo, Florida (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Reshape and reset the metabolism without the aid of prescriptions and maximum long-term results using the revised hCG Diet Plan formula. "hCG is a leading weight loss diet because it's...

2013-07-11 12:28:40

Delaying clamping of the umbilical cord after birth benefits newborn babies, according to a systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. The authors found babies' blood and iron levels were healthier when the cord was clamped later. In many high income countries, it is standard practice to clamp the umbilical cord connecting mother and baby less than a minute after birth. However, clamping the cord too soon may reduce the amount of blood that passes from mother to baby via the...

2013-07-01 15:06:05

Study with mice provides insight into the mechanisms of human reproduction A protein first shown to function in the liver plays a crucial role in pregnancy in mice and has a key role in the human menstrual cycle, according to researchers at the University of Montreal. Mice that were genetically engineered not to produce the liver receptor homolog-1 (Lrh-1) molecule were unable to create the uterine conditions necessary for establishing and sustaining pregnancy, resulting in the formation...

2013-06-29 23:03:18

Diet Doc now offers pure prescription strength hCG diet drops, easily applied under the tongue without pain or inconvenience, yet packing all the punch of injectable hCG treatments. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Diet Doc has been providing safe and natural weight loss around the country for years, modernizing and modifying the original hCG diet to make it safer and more effective. The company has now developed and released sublingual hCG diet drops, capable of providing the same...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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