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Zika infection in Pregnancy Causes More Extensive Damage in Fetus than Previously Thought despite Time of Infection

19 de January de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A study jointly conducted by Brazilian researchers and researchers of University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) found that congenital damage caused by Zika...

Physiological and Cellular Changes Cause Delivery Complications in Older Mothers

17 de January de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A new study conducted in King’s College London found physiological and cellular changes that produced delayed and longer labour in mouse models of maternal...

Placental Hormones Increase Aggressiveness of Expectant Mothers

14 de January de 2017 | 1:00 pm
A research developed at the Jaume I de Castelló University has shown that prolactin and placental lactogens — prolactin-like hormones produced by the placenta...

Pregnancy Causes Long-Term Changes in the Brain of Women

31 de December de 2016 | 1:00 pm
Many women will become pregnant at least once throughout their lives. However, it is still largely unknown how this process affects the human brain....

High Homocysteine Levels during Preconception Affects the Cognitive Ability of the Child

25 de December de 2016 | 1:00 pm
Spanish researchers from the Rovira i Virgili University (URV) have confirmed the importance of taking folic acid when women are looking to have a...

Study Associates Zika Infection and Glaucoma

4 de December de 2016 | 1:00 pm
Besides of being able to cause serious birth defects in children whose mothers were infected during pregnancy, Zika virus may cause glaucoma in infants...

Abortion Demand in Latin America Increases Due To Health Warnings about Zika Virus

23 de June de 2016 | 12:00 pm
A research conducted jointly by researchers from the University of Texas in the US and from the University of Cambridge in the UK, showed...

New Finding May Help Slowing Biological Clock

18 de June de 2016 | 12:00 pm
The women’s role in society has changed, focusing every time more in their education, professional careers and personal life. This is why more and...

Low Birthweight Associated With Deaths during Childhood and Youth

15 de May de 2016 | 12:00 pm
A study conducted at Cardiff University found that babies with a low  birthweight have increased risk of premature death during infancy right through to...

Spanish Scientists Developed Human Sperm Cells from Adult Skin

30 de April de 2016 | 12:00 pm
Scientists in Valencia, Spain, were able to create human sperm cells from skin cells, which — although still incapable for fertilization — represent an...
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