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Pregnancy losses lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Pregnancy losses lead to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death among women in every major developed country and most emerging economies. Approximately 28,000 women die from...
Studying mini placentas could help understand the real things

Mini-placentas could provide a model for early pregnancy

The placenta is absolutely essential for supporting the baby as it grows inside the mother. When it doesn’t function properly, it can result in...
Agouti mice. Credit: Randy Jirtle and Dana Dolinoy

Studies question how epigenetic information is inherited

Many studies in recent years have suggested that our eating regimen, our habits or traumatic experiences can have ramifications for the health of our kids...
Artist's impression of CI Tau Credit: Amanda Smith, Institute of Astronomy

Giant planets around young star raise questions about how planets form

Specialists have distinguished a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets orbiting around it. It is the first event when that such a...
New technique to listen brain activity

New technique to listen brain activity

Low-grade gliomas are brain tumors that come from two different types of brain cells known as astrocytes and oligodendrocytes. Patients with Low-grade gliomas are usually...
Mentoring can reduce anxiety

Mentoring can reduce anxiety

Teaching junior colleagues can reduce anxiety. In addition, it can improve the mental health of the mentors themselves in high-pressure occupations. The new study by the scientists...
U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program wrestler Spc. Jeremiah Davis (right) squares off against Sunkist Kids' Joe Betterman Credit: U.S. Army

‘Believing you’re a winner’ gives men a testosterone boost and promiscuous disposition

A new study by the University of Cambridge suggests that bested another man in rivalry to get raised testosterone levels and their very own expanded...
New class of materials could be used to make high power batteries

New class of materials could be used to make high power batteries

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have recently identified a group of materials known as niobium tungsten oxides holds the potential to be used to...
PARP-inhibitors: A New Generation of Cancer Drugs

Protein discovery may reveals why some patients develop resistance to new classes of anti-cancer...

The DNA in our cells is powerless to harm caused by outer factors, for example, daylight or smoking, or inward factors including our hereditary...