Obstetrics & gynaecology

Tracking stress in pregnant moms, for their children's health

Tracking the stress experienced by a pregnant mother, via a wearable device or regular checkups, could prevent developmental delays in the resulting child, according to research recently published in the journal Scientific ...

Genetics

Modular super-enhancer controls retinal development

Enhancers are regions of DNA that do not code for proteins, but control how genes are expressed. Super-enhancers are clusters of enhancers that together regulate genes with important roles in cell identity. Scientists at ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study identifies biomarkers linked to autism risk

A large study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Norwegian National Institute of Public Health has identified molecular signatures of gestational inflammation linked to the risk ...

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