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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Stress in early pregnancy can lead to shorter pregnancies, more pre-term births and fewer baby boys

Stress in the second and third months of pregnancy can shorten pregnancies, increase the risk of pre-term births and may affect the ratio of boys to girls being born, leading to a decline in male babies. These are the conclusions … Continue reading

Published Thursday, December 8th, 2011 at 12:01 am
Posted in Fertility

New research links endurance exercise to damage in the right ventricle of the heart

Researchers have found the first evidence that some athletes who take part in extreme endurance exercise such as marathons, endurance triathlons, alpine cycling or ultra triathlons may incur damage to the right ventricles of their hearts – one of the … Continue reading

Published Wednesday, December 7th, 2011 at 12:05 am
Posted in Cardiology