Obstetrics & gynaecology

Lack of a hormone in pregnant mice linked to preeclampsia

(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers from Singapore, the Netherlands and Turkey has isolated a hormone in pregnant mice that appears to be associated with preeclampsia—a pregnancy-related condition characterized by ...

Genetics

Putting autoimmune disease genetic links to the test

Studies of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases have identified hundreds of genetic regions thought to be associated with these conditions. At the same time, studies of expression quantitative trait loci (eQTLs) have revealed ...

Neuroscience

New studies examine cellular diversity in the hippocampus

Researchers at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Research Campus have uncovered unexpected diversity within a single, canonical cell type of the mammalian brain. Their analysis of cells called CA1 pyramidal neurons ...

Genetics

Stray prenatal gene network suspected in schizophrenia

Researchers have reverse-engineered the outlines of a disrupted prenatal gene network in schizophrenia, by tracing spontaneous mutations to where and when they likely cause damage in the brain. Some people with the brain ...

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