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Stress during pregnancy may cause depression in female offsprings

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 : High maternal levels of the stress hormone cortisol during pregnancy can increase feelings of anxiousness and depression in female offsprings at the tender age of 2, a new study reveals.
The findings emphasize the significance of prenatal conditions for susceptibility of later mental health…

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Birmingham cancer expert elected as first female President of BGCS

London Aug 16: University of Birmingham women’s cancer expert Dr Sudha Sundar has been chosen as the President-Elect of the British Gynaecological Cancer Society (BGCS) – the first female gynaecological oncologist to be elected to this post.
The BGCS is a society of professionals dedicated to improving the care…

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New HIV therapy can boost immunity

Washington D.C [USA], Aug 16 : Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection.
Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective…

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Hypertension in pregnancy increases risk of autism, ADHD in kids

New Delhi [India] Aug 14 : Hypertension is a common complication seen in pregnancy and a leading cause of maternal and foetal morbidity.
Hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDPs) include chronic hypertension, gestational hypertension, pre-eclampsia (de novo or superimposed on chronic hypertension) and white coat hypertension.
HDP’s create a hostile…

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Avoid unwanted pregnancy with this app

Washington D.C. [USA] Aug 13: This new app can help you prevent pregnancy.
US’ Food and Administration (FDA) has approved an app ‘Natural Cycles’, designed to track fertility and prevent pregnancy. the app has been tagged as a contraceptive by the FDA.
According to Dr. Terri Cornelison, assistant director…

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