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Prenatal alcohol exposure has effects far beyond fetal alcohol syndrome

Prenatal alcohol exposure has effects far beyond fetal alcohol syndrome

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has issued a preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) licence for inherited colon cancer

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has issued a preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) licence for inherited colon cancer

Fetal tissue restores lost sight from retinitis pigmentosa

Fetal tissue restores lost sight from retinitis pigmentosa

Studies examine risk factors and potential consequences associated with prehypertension

Studies examine risk factors and potential consequences associated with prehypertension

Treatment with oestrogen to reduce the adult height of tall girls may cause fertility problems later in life

Treatment with oestrogen to reduce the adult height of tall girls may cause fertility problems later in life

Children of older fathers are more likely to develop schizophrenia in later life

Children of older fathers are more likely to develop schizophrenia in later life

For young women, a low cardiovascular risk profile is associated with lower long-term heart disease

For young women, a low cardiovascular risk profile is associated with lower long-term heart disease

Sexual encounters among patients in UK psychiatric wards are common

Sexual encounters among patients in UK psychiatric wards are common

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

Folic acid can dramatically reduce the incidence of spina bifida and other birth defects

24 per cent of the mothers said the thought of pregnancy again put them off wanting another child

24 per cent of the mothers said the thought of pregnancy again put them off wanting another child

40 percent of women of childbearing age take folic acid

40 percent of women of childbearing age take folic acid

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Spina bifida on the decline in Australia

Pioneering work with human embryonic stem cells could speed up development of new treatments for Parkinson’s and diabetes

Pioneering work with human embryonic stem cells could speed up development of new treatments for Parkinson’s and diabetes

Fruit and vegetables eaten before pregnancy lowers risk of leukemia

Fruit and vegetables eaten before pregnancy lowers risk of leukemia

Research sheds shed light on a common cause of miscarriage in humans

Research sheds shed light on a common cause of miscarriage in humans

Gene responsible for infertility

Gene responsible for infertility

Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant

Though most adolescent pregnancies are accidental, a substantial number of girls want to get pregnant

High levels of anxiety during a woman's pregnancy increases child risk of disease and disorder

High levels of anxiety during a woman's pregnancy increases child risk of disease and disorder

More than four out of ten conceptions among young women aged 15 to 17 end in abortion

More than four out of ten conceptions among young women aged 15 to 17 end in abortion

Studies show new massage and physical therapy technique increased pregnancy rates in infertile women

Studies show new massage and physical therapy technique increased pregnancy rates in infertile women