Telomeres Might Predict Lung Cancer Recurrence
Telomeres are sections of DNA that tell an interesting story about lifespan. Shorter telomeres usually suggest a shorter life -- but new research by a Wilmot lung cancer expert shows that longer telomeres might be a promising biomarker for a recurrence of early stage lung cancer.
A recent study shows that the amount of added sugar teen mothers consume during pregnancy affects the body composition of their babies. Previous research suggests that this could lead to long-term health problems like obesity, hypertension and diabetes.
12/22/2014 | 1 comment
Researchers are testing the effectiveness of a seizure drug in combating the intense nausea and vomiting that Duchess Kate and thousands of other pregnant women experience every year.
9/11/2014 | 1 comment
Obese women expecting twins may be able to gain less weight than recommended without harming their babies, according to a new study presented at The Pregnancy Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
2/12/2014 | 2 comments
Autism expert Susan Hyman, M.D., comments on a new study published in this week’s JAMA Pediatrics that found that children born to mothers who had labor induced or augmented were more likely to develop autism.
8/13/2013 | 0 comments
A new study shows that obesity hurts a woman’s chances of conceiving through in vitro fertilization. Loralei Thornburg, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, talks to MedPage Today about what this finding means for women considering IVF.
7/18/2013 | 1 comment