Medical research

Extra chromosome 21 removed from Down syndrome cell line

(Medical Xpress)—University of Washington scientists have succeeded in removing the extra copy of chromosome 21 in cell cultures derived from a person with Down syndrome, a condition in which the body's cells contain three ...

Genetics

A single missing gene leads to miscarriage

A single gene from the mother plays such a crucial role in the development of the placenta that its dysfunction leads to miscarriages. Researchers from the Medical Faculty of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) have observed this ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Many women don't lose those pregnancy pounds, study finds

(HealthDay)—Women's fears that pregnancy pounds will linger are validated by new research that suggests three-quarters of new mothers are heavier a year after giving birth than they were before becoming pregnant.

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