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    Stress During Pregnancy Can Affect Fetal Development

    Reducing stress during pregnancy often proves difficult for many women. Unfortunately, a new study published the Journal of Physiology concludes that stress hormones in a mother can affect the fetal development of her baby. Glucocorticoids (GCs) are a class of steroid hormones that play a role in the structure, synthesis, and metabolism of glucose in […] More

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    Stress Can Cause Difficulty Getting Pregnant

    Stress can increase the risk of heart disease and mental health problems such as depression. Now a new study the journal Human Reproduction suggests that stress while trying to conceive can cause difficulty getting pregnant. The present study led by Dr. Courtney Denning-Johnson Lynch, director of reproductive epidemiology at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center […] More

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    Stress-Sensitivity Gene Linked to Heart Attacks and Death

    Individuals with a genetic variant that causes an extreme reaction to stress are at an increased risk for heart attacks and death, says a new study from researchers at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina as published in the online journal PLOS ONE. A genetic variant is a variation in DNA sequence […] More