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Scientists gain new insight on triggers for preterm birth

GALVESTON, Texas – A group of scientists led by Ramkumar Menon at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston have gained new insight on a poorly-understood key player in the timing of labor and delivery. This new information brings scientists closer to being able to prevent preterm births. This study is in Scientific Reports. According to the… Read More »

Falling in love literally changes women’s bodies, scientists say

Being bitten by the “love bug” isn’t just a poetic expression anymore. Scientists have found that falling head over heels for someone causes women in particular to produce a specific kind of protein. “New romantic love is accompanied not only by psychological changes, but physiological changes as well,” UCLA researchers wrote, according to The Sunday… Read More »