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Autism spectrum disorder could be triggered by low placental steroid levels

Autism spectrum disorder could be triggered by low placental steroid levels

Insufficient placental steroid may increase autism spectrum disorder risk

Insufficient placental steroid may increase autism spectrum disorder risk

Children exposed to smokeless tobacco in fetal life more likely to have higher blood pressure

Children exposed to smokeless tobacco in fetal life more likely to have higher blood pressure

Koalas protect their germline cells against retroviral attack

Koalas protect their germline cells against retroviral attack

Environmental estrogen burdens babies in mothers' wombs

Environmental estrogen burdens babies in mothers' wombs

Fetal gut has more well-developed immune capabilities than previously thought

Fetal gut has more well-developed immune capabilities than previously thought

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

Researchers show how food estrogen migrates through the placenta

'Special occasion drinking' during pregnancy can be harmful to offspring, rat study suggests

'Special occasion drinking' during pregnancy can be harmful to offspring, rat study suggests

Dutch researchers to develop artificial womb prototypes

Dutch researchers to develop artificial womb prototypes

Congenital syphilis continues to rise at an alarming rate

Congenital syphilis continues to rise at an alarming rate

Study receives NCI grant to explore better treatment for brain tumors in children

Study receives NCI grant to explore better treatment for brain tumors in children

Chronic inflammation of the placenta linked to African-American preterm births

Chronic inflammation of the placenta linked to African-American preterm births

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy associated with reductions in children's lung function

Exposure to air pollution during pregnancy associated with reductions in children's lung function

Study highlights need to educate women and medical community about risk factors of preeclampsia

Study highlights need to educate women and medical community about risk factors of preeclampsia

Daniel Weinberger wins NAM's Sarnat Prize for schizophrenia research

Daniel Weinberger wins NAM's Sarnat Prize for schizophrenia research

Study finds differences in gut bacteria between vaginally born and cesarean-delivered babies

Study finds differences in gut bacteria between vaginally born and cesarean-delivered babies

Bone marrow-derived cells also travel to the womb to help pregnancy

Bone marrow-derived cells also travel to the womb to help pregnancy

Bone marrow cells contribute to pregnancy success in mouse model

Bone marrow cells contribute to pregnancy success in mouse model

Maternal anxiety increases child's risk for ADHD

Maternal anxiety increases child's risk for ADHD

Children of anxious mothers have double the risk of hyperactivity in adolescence

Children of anxious mothers have double the risk of hyperactivity in adolescence