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Alcohol advice for pregnant women: A lost opportunity to communicate new guidelines

Alcohol advice for pregnant women: A lost opportunity to communicate new guidelines

by Lisa Schölin and Lesley Smith,The ConversationCredit: SHVETS production from PexelsPregnant women in the UK are nowofficially advisedto consume no alcohol at all. These guidelines

Alcohol advice for pregnant women: A lost opportunity to communicate new guidelines

by Lisa Schölin and Lesley Smith,The ConversationCredit: SHVETS production from PexelsPregnant women in the UK are nowofficially advisedto consume no alcohol at all. These guidelines
Exercise during pregnancy may yield metabolic benefits in grandchildren

Exercise during pregnancy may yield metabolic benefits in grandchildren

by Alvin Powell,Harvard UniversityEffects of grandmaternal exercise on F2 body weights and composition. Body weight of male (A) and female (B) F2 during the first year of life. Fat mass and lean

Exercise during pregnancy may yield metabolic benefits in grandchildren

by Alvin Powell,Harvard UniversityEffects of grandmaternal exercise on F2 body weights and composition. Body weight of male (A) and female (B) F2 during the first year of life. Fat mass and lean
Risk of Zika infection appears to be low for pregnant women

Risk of Zika infection appears to be low for pregnant women

(HealthDay)—U.S. women traveling to areas where the Zika virus is circulating might be less likely to be infected than expected, but risk remains, according to research published in the June issue of&

Risk of Zika infection appears to be low for pregnant women

(HealthDay)—U.S. women traveling to areas where the Zika virus is circulating might be less likely to be infected than expected, but risk remains, according to research published in the June issue of&
Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth

Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth

by Stanford University Medical CenterCredit: CC0 Public DomainA new blood test for pregnant women detects with 75-80 percent accuracy whether their pregnancies will end in premature birth. The techniq

Blood test for pregnant women can predict premature birth

by Stanford University Medical CenterCredit: CC0 Public DomainA new blood test for pregnant women detects with 75-80 percent accuracy whether their pregnancies will end in premature birth. The techniq
Pregnant women and babies can be vegans but careful nutrition planning is essential

Pregnant women and babies can be vegans but careful nutrition planning is essential

by Clare Collins,The ConversationCredit: Amina Filkins from PexelsAsmore Australians opt for meat-free diets, some are cutting out animal products altogether and going vegan. But is this s

Pregnant women and babies can be vegans but careful nutrition planning is essential

by Clare Collins,The ConversationCredit: Amina Filkins from PexelsAsmore Australians opt for meat-free diets, some are cutting out animal products altogether and going vegan. But is this s
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How SARS-CoV-2 evades the immune system

How SARS-CoV-2 evades the immune system

by Hokkaido UniversityThe expression of the immune response gene NLRC5 (red purple) is suppressed in SARS-CoV-2 (green) infected cells (Photo: Koichi Kobayashi). Credit: Koichi KobayashiResearche

How SARS-CoV-2 evades the immune system

by Hokkaido UniversityThe expression of the immune response gene NLRC5 (red purple) is suppressed in SARS-CoV-2 (green) infected cells (Photo: Koichi Kobayashi). Credit: Koichi KobayashiResearche
SARS-CoV-2 mutations can complicate immune surveillance of human T-killer cells

SARS-CoV-2 mutations can complicate immune surveillance of human T-killer cells

by CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of SciencesGraphical representation of T cell recognizing and killing SARS-CoV-2 infected cell (top). Mutant SARS-CoV-2 is not pr

SARS-CoV-2 mutations can complicate immune surveillance of human T-killer cells

by CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of SciencesGraphical representation of T cell recognizing and killing SARS-CoV-2 infected cell (top). Mutant SARS-CoV-2 is not pr
SARS-CoV-2 infections may trigger antibody responses against multiple virus proteins

SARS-CoV-2 infections may trigger antibody responses against multiple virus proteins

by Public Library of ScienceCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainAll coronaviruses produce four primary structural proteins and multiple nonstructural proteins. However, the majority of antibody-base

SARS-CoV-2 infections may trigger antibody responses against multiple virus proteins

by Public Library of ScienceCredit: Pixabay/CC0 Public DomainAll coronaviruses produce four primary structural proteins and multiple nonstructural proteins. However, the majority of antibody-base
Researchers identify possible new combination treatment for advanced melanoma

Researchers identify possible new combination treatment for advanced melanoma

by University of California, Los AngelesMelanoma in skin biopsy with H&E stain—this case may represent superficial spreading melanoma. Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0A study by researchers at

Researchers identify possible new combination treatment for advanced melanoma

by University of California, Los AngelesMelanoma in skin biopsy with H&E stain—this case may represent superficial spreading melanoma. Credit: Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0A study by researchers at
SARS-CoV-2 disrupts timing of immune response

SARS-CoV-2 disrupts timing of immune response

by Charité - Universitätsmedizin BerlinAssay to detect the biochemical messenger TGFβ (COVID-19 research). Credit: Charité | Arne SattlerOnce an infection is under control, the body normally uses

SARS-CoV-2 disrupts timing of immune response

by Charité - Universitätsmedizin BerlinAssay to detect the biochemical messenger TGFβ (COVID-19 research). Credit: Charité | Arne SattlerOnce an infection is under control, the body normally uses
SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.617 attacks immune system

SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.617 attacks immune system

by The German Primate CenterThe spike protein on the surface of SARS-CoV-2 virions mediates entry into target cells. It Is the main target for neutralizing antibodies that are produced following

SARS-CoV-2 variant B.1.617 attacks immune system

by The German Primate CenterThe spike protein on the surface of SARS-CoV-2 virions mediates entry into target cells. It Is the main target for neutralizing antibodies that are produced following
RNA proofreading mistakes drive group of autoimmune diseases

RNA proofreading mistakes drive group of autoimmune diseases

by The Scripps Research InstituteScripps Research Professor Patrick Griffin, PhD, of Jupiter, Florida, co-chairman of the Department of Molecular Medicine, used hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass s

RNA proofreading mistakes drive group of autoimmune diseases

by The Scripps Research InstituteScripps Research Professor Patrick Griffin, PhD, of Jupiter, Florida, co-chairman of the Department of Molecular Medicine, used hydrogen-deuterium exchange mass s
Spike proteins of SARS-CoV-2 relatives can evolve against immune responses

Spike proteins of SARS-CoV-2 relatives can evolve against immune responses

by eLifeNovel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Fa

Spike proteins of SARS-CoV-2 relatives can evolve against immune responses

by eLifeNovel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 Transmission electron micrograph of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, isolated from a patient. Image captured and color-enhanced at the NIAID Integrated Research Fa
RNA as a future cure for hereditary diseases

RNA as a future cure for hereditary diseases

by Fabio Bergamin,ETH ZurichOnly a handful of genetic diseases can be treated with drugs (symbolic image). One of several therapeutic approaches is based on RNA molecules. Credit: Science Photo

RNA as a future cure for hereditary diseases

by Fabio Bergamin,ETH ZurichOnly a handful of genetic diseases can be treated with drugs (symbolic image). One of several therapeutic approaches is based on RNA molecules. Credit: Science Photo
SARS-CoV-2 induces inflammation, cytokine storm and stress in infected lung cells

SARS-CoV-2 induces inflammation, cytokine storm and stress in infected lung cells

by Heinrich-Heine University DuesseldorfThe coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 docks with its spike protein onto the receptor-ACE2 found on the surface of lung cells. The levels of co-expressed genes with the hum

SARS-CoV-2 induces inflammation, cytokine storm and stress in infected lung cells

by Heinrich-Heine University DuesseldorfThe coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 docks with its spike protein onto the receptor-ACE2 found on the surface of lung cells. The levels of co-expressed genes with the hum
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