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  Life   Health  03 Oct 2018

Life, Health, 03 Oct 2018

Child abuse leaves 'molecular scars' in victims' DNA

Difference in methylation between those who had been abused and those who had not might one day be useful as a biomarker for investigators.

03 Oct 2018 8:01 PM

Umbilical cord stem cells may help repair cleft palate

The study is the first to use stem cells as part of primary surgery to repair cleft palate in an infant.

03 Oct 2018 7:13 PM

This gene variant increases Type 2 diabetes, low body weight risk

Individuals with gene variant transcription Factor-7 may be at risk for Type 2 diabetes even while maintaining low body weight.

03 Oct 2018 6:08 PM

A woman's chances of getting pregnant may be reduced due to work-life stress

The findings suggest that work-life stress can reduce a woman’s chances of getting pregnant by 25 per cent.

03 Oct 2018 2:28 PM

Deterioration of health before onset of diabetes happens faster in women

Sex differences in some of the cardiometabolic risk factors, which were less favourable for the female sex were also observed.

03 Oct 2018 12:27 PM


Study suggests fertility among women may suffer due to high-fat, high-sugar diet

Diet-induced changes in periuterine adipose tissue may affect fertility and pregnancy outcomes in females with preconceptional obesity.

03 Oct 2018 10:41 AM