Medical research

Some mother cells kick DNA damage 'down the road' to offspring

A new University of Colorado Boulder study has shown that some dividing human cells are "kicking the can down the road," passing on low-level DNA damage to offspring, causing daughter cells to pause in a quiescent, or dormant, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Maternal high-fat diet may increase offspring risk for liver disease

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, a condition where fat builds up in the liver, is now the most common chronic liver disease diagnosed in adults and children. Although the disease is linked with obesity, scientists don't ...

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