Length of Pregnancy Influenced by Placenta Structure

Some humans  placentas do not form the complex structure seen in animals

The nine-month pregnancy in humans is influenced by the structure of the placenta, according to new research into the evolution of reproduction in mammals which ends a 100-year mystery.

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Dangerous Chemicals in Food Wrappers Likely Migrating to Humans

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Was there ever a time where microwave anything in wrapper was healthy?

University of Toronto scientists have found that chemicals used to line junk food wrappers and microwave popcorn bags are migrating into food and being ingested by people where they are contributing to chemical contamination observed in blood.

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When Is A Fetus Able To Survive Outside The Womb?

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When a fetus is smaller than expected for the number of weeks of pregnancy, due to associated problems like a poorly developed heart, health concerns as severe as brain damage can result.

When a fetus is smaller than expected for the number of weeks of pregnancy, due to associated problems like a poorly developed heart, health concerns as severe as brain damage can result.

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Smoking During Pregnancy Puts Children At Risk Of Psychotic Symptoms

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Mothers who smoke during pregnancy put their children at greater risk of developing psychotic symptoms in their teenage years.

Mothers who smoke during pregnancy put their children at greater risk of developing psychotic symptoms in their teenage years.

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