Friday, July 1, 2022

Pregnancy

Discovering a mysterious Estrogen’s important role in pregnancy

Scientists identified, for the first time, the function of one of the most abundant hormones in pregnancy.

Study unravels neuronal mechanisms that control food cravings during pregnancy

Persistent cravings have consequences for the offspring.

Women with one ovary are less likely to have a successful IVF result, study

The surgical removal of an ovary has an adverse effect on fertility.

Women are generally less likely to self-harm during and after pregnancy

The study advances understanding of how pregnancy and post-pregnancy affect self-harm risk.

Better understanding the impacts of pregnancy on kidneys

Computational models reveal the effects of pregnancy on kidneys.

COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy is not linked with preterm birth

A new study offers evidence on the safety of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy. Pregnant women with COVID-19 have an increased risk of disease severity and...

Lagging chromosomes as one of the causes of age-related infertility

Study discovers lagging chromosomes as one of the major causes of infertility.

Teens using cannabis frequently probably have a premature baby

Frequent adolescent cannabis use may also carry intergenerational risks.

Scientists identified key molecular events in the second week of gestation

A trigger for ‘head-to-tail’ axis development in human embryo.

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy may increase babies’ obesity risk

A robotic arm equipped with a hairbrush helps with brushing tasks and could be an asset in assistive care settings.

Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy are associated with increased risks of stroke

The associations were independent of preterm birth and fetal growth restriction.

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