Researchers at the University of Missouri School of Medicine found that limiting a specific maternal protein in pregnant mice with osteogenesis imperfecta resulted in giving birth to pups with stronger, denser bones
The study authors collected blood samples from 11 pairs of identical twins who had different sleep patterns and found that the twin that has shorter sleep duration had a depressed immune system, when compared with his or her sibling.
The law places age limits on the purchase of e-cigarettes to reduce the use of tobacco products but a recent study shows an unintended consequence - a rise in traditional cigarette smoking among pregnant teens.
A recent study by researchers at the University of British Columbia suggest that biochemical reactions which cause Alzheimer's disease could begin in the womb or immediately after birth if a fetus or newborn does not get enough vitamin A.
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have found a brain hormone that triggers fat burning in the gut. They believe that their findings in animal models could have implications for future pharmaceutical development.
A team of researchers, who conducted a national clinical trial, found that critically ill children do not gain extra benefit from the decrease of their blood sugar level when compared to higher levels within the usual care range.