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Multiple-birth Babies, Boys Have Higher Risk Of Defects

Multiple-birth Babies, Boys Have Higher Risk Of Defects Twins, triplets and other multiples have a nearly 50 percent... Read More


Birth 1. The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a... Read More


Definition noun plural: humans hu‧man, (h)yo͞omʹn A bipedal primate belonging to the genus Homo, especially Homo... Read More


Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More


parturition (Science: obstetrics) The act or process of given birth to a child. Origin: L. Parturitio The process of giving... Read More


Definition noun (taxonomy) A subdivision of the class Mammalia comprised of mammals laying eggs rather than giving birth to... Read More

Amoebas Use "Midwives" To Reproduce

Giving birth has never been easy. Nature seems to have decided that whoever wants to procreate should put in an effort.... Read More


Labour (Science: obstetrics) The act of giving Birth to a baby. There are four stages: The first stage lasts from the onset... Read More


Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Does Mom Know When Enough Is Enough? Missed Satiety Cues From Infants Linked To Obesity

May 12, 2009 — As the childhood obesity epidemic in the United States continues, researchers are examining whether early... Read More

Researchers track snakes to study populations, behavior

A researcher for Washington University in St. Louis and colleagues at the Saint Louis Zoo and Saint Louis University are... Read More

Surgeons remove third arm from baby

Chinese Boy's Surgery Went Better Than Expected In this photo released by the Shanghai Children's Medical Center, Liu... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

It’s So Amazing! A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families

 It's So Amazing! A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families  ... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More


Definition noun, plural: colostra The first milk secreted by the mammary glands of female mammals coming into... Read More


Confinement Lying-in; giving Birth to a child. Origin: L. Confine (ntr.), a boundary, confine, fr. Con-- finis,... Read More


Labor definition Labor is a phase in the act of giving birth, especially that phase prior to delivery. The process of... Read More


Bearing 1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage. I know him by his bearing.... Read More


Definition noun (zoology) Any of the egg-laying mammals belonging to the taxonomic group, Monotremata Supplement The class... Read More


Definition noun, plural: progestogens A steroid hormone that is activated by the binding to the progesterone receptor, and... Read More

Autism And Schizophrenia Share Common Origin, Review Suggests

Dec. 18, 2008 — Schizophrenia and autism probably share a common origin, hypothesises Dutch researcher Annemie Ploeger... Read More

A Symbiont Betrays Its Host

It came as a surprise to me recently to realize how much is known about the immune responses of plants and, moreover, how... Read More

Huge proportion of maternal deaths worldwide are preventable

A study published in PLoS Medicine this week suggests that of women who die during pregnancy and childbirth in sub-Saharan... Read More

Antioxidants May Help Prevent Birth Defects Tied to Alcohol

Can Diminish the Incidence of Major Malformations Pregnant women who abuse alcohol may reduce the risk of birth defects... Read More


Liberal 1. Free by birth; hence, befitting a freeman or gentleman; refined; noble; independent; free; not servile or mean;... Read More

Bioethics and the Incarnation

COMMENTARY by Hans Madueme, M.D. During this Christmas season, as believers celebrate the Messiah’s birth, it is worth... Read More

Folates more effective in limiting Alzheimer’s disease risk than antioxidants, other nutrients

Major Observational Study Points to Importance of Healthy Diet for Long-Term Brain Health Irvine, Calif., Aug. 12, 2005 -... Read More

Some cases of autism may be traced to the immune system of mothers during pregnancy

UC-Davis discovery could lead to prenatal identification and prevention (SACRAMENTO, Calif.) - New research from the UC... Read More

Parent cell

Definition noun (1) The cell giving rise to daughter cells by cell division. (2) Progenitor cell: the precursor or source of... Read More


Lactation (Science: obstetrics) The period of the secretion of milk. Origin: L. Lactatio, from lactare = to suckle The... Read More


Spermatogenesis is the biological process of producing mature sperm cells, and occurs in the male gonad of a sexually... Read More

To Save Rare Stingrays, UF Researcher Turns To Native Florida Species

Writer: Aaron Hoover Source: Peter Piermarini, (352) 392-1107, pmpierma@zoo.ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Only a few of... Read More


Definition noun Medical term for hypertrichosis in between the eyebrows, thus giving an appearance of a single long eyebrow... Read More