(AP) -- Brazil's supreme court has voted to authorize abortions in cases of fetuses with no brains.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Deaths from womb (uterine) cancer have risen by nearly twenty per cent in the last decade, according to new figures from Cancer Research UK today.
Cancer Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Ageing is a complex process involving physical, psychological, and environmental factors. Scientists believe that ageing can be programmed in the womb. One example of stress during pregnancy is the administration ...
Health Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A study has revealed that injectable contraceptives that are widely used around the world influence the risk of developing several types of cancer.
Cancer Mar 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Mothers who are treated for malaria may pass on lower levels of natural immunity to their young, animal studies show.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have shown one way in which poor nutrition in the womb can put a person at greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes and other age-related diseases in later life. This finding could lead to new ways of identifying ...
Medical research Jan 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Is obesity in infants "programmed" in the womb? Previously, researchers assumed that consumption of "bad" fats during pregnancy contribute to excessive infant adipose tissue growth and that "good" omega-3 fatty acids prevent ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jan 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New research hopes to explain premature births and failed inductions of labour.
Medical research Dec 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from Warwick Medical School indicates some of your risk of developing obesity, diabetes and heart conditions is pre-determined whilst in the womb and by improving the pregnant mothers diet and vitamins ...
Health Nov 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
Oversensitivity diseases, or allergies, now affect 25 per cent of the population of Denmark. The figure has been on the increase in recent decades and now researchers at the Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (4) | 4
Scientists including those from Queen's University have discovered that taking regular aspirin halves the risk of developing hereditary cancers.
Cancer Oct 28, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 3 |
Exposure in the womb to bisphenol A (BPA) a chemical used to make plastic containers and other consumer goods is associated with behavior and emotional problems in young girls, according to a study led by researchers ...
Health Oct 24, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Scientists have discovered an enzyme that acts as a 'fertility switch', in a study published in Nature Medicine today. High levels of the protein are associated with infertility, while low levels make a woman more likely ...
Medical research Oct 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A battle that brews in the mother's womb between the father's biological goal to produce the biggest, healthiest baby possible vs. the mother's need to live through delivery might help explain preeclampsia, ...
Medical research Oct 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
A large study of the daughters of women who had been given DES, the first synthetic form of estrogen, during pregnancy has found that exposure to the drug while in the womb (in utero) is associated with many ...
Cancer Oct 05, 2011 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |