June 10, 2011--------News Archive
Hormone Test Helps Predict Success In IVF
Women with high levels of the hormone AMH produced more eggs for in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures, and were more likely to have pregnancies.
Fragile X Protein Acts as Toggle Switch in Brain Cells
Research shows how the protein missing in fragile X syndrome the most common inherited form of intellectual disability acts as a molecular toggle switch in brain cells.
June 9, 2011--------News Archive
Early Light Refines the Brain’s Vision Circuitry
Light and sight are connected from the beginning.
Molecule Shared by Nervous and Vascular Systems
IRCM researchers show that a key molecule of the vascular system is essential for the formation of neural circuits.
June 8, 2011--------News Archive
Fetal Exposure to BPA Changes Uterus in Primates
Oral intake of BPA altered expression of HOX and WNT genes which are critical for uterine development.
Pregnancy Weight Gain Risks Fat Baby, Child, Adult
Women who gain too much weight during pregnancy tend to have newborns with a high amount of body fat, regardless of the mother's weight before pregnancy.
June 7, 2011--------News Archive
Exposure to BPA Has Been Underestimated
New research results indicate BPA accumulates more rapidly within the body than previously thought.
Pregnant Women Can Prevent Excess Weight Gain with Simple Steps
Women who did not self-weigh gained an average of 15.2 pounds.
June 6, 2011--------News Archive
Programming Disease by Gender
Excess maternal stress can program adverse health effects through multiple generations, especially in boys.
Birth Control Pill for Men On the Horizon?
But to make the pill a reality, research needs to show that the compound is safe, effective and reversible.
Finding How Pre-gut Cells Become Focused
Research has outlined exactly how specific cells in sea-urchin embryos become the endoderm, the domain that eventually forms the gut.
Found, Genetic Mutation Causing Excess Hair Growth
Scientists in Beijing, China, have discovered a chromosome mutation responsible for a very rare condition in which people grow excess hair all over their bodies.