Obstetrics & gynaecology

Stress may be associated with fertility issues in women

Female rats exposed to a scream sound may have diminished ovarian reserve and reduced fertility, according to a small animal study published in the Endocrine Society's journal, Endocrinology.

Neuroscience

Researchers discover how hormones define brain sex differences

Sex hormones play an important role in shaping an animal's behavior, and their influence starts early. Early-life hormonal surges help shape the developing brain, establishing circuitry that will influence behavior for a ...

Neuroscience

Team identifies compound with potent antiseizure effects

Researchers studying epileptic seizures of the temporal lobe—the most common type of epilepsy—discovered a compound that reduces seizures in the hippocampus, a brain region where many such seizures originate. The compound, ...

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