Psychology & Psychiatry

Viral infections during pregnancy affect maternal care behavior

Viral infections during pregnancy affect the mother's brain and her postpartum care behavior. These are the findings of a research study in a mouse model conducted at MedUni Vienna. The results were published in the leading ...

Immunology

The immune system is very complicated, but now, it's on a chip

To quote veteran science writer Ed Yong's simple yet extremely accurate words in The Atlantic, "The immune system is very complicated." As the COVID-19 pandemic had made abundantly clear, science still doesn't fully understand ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new study relates liquid fructose intake to fatty liver disease

A high-fat diet is not enough to cause short-term fatty liver disease. However, if this diet is combined with the intake of beverages sweetened with liquid fructose, the accumulation of fats in the liver accelerates and hypertriglyceridemia ...

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