Researchers have discovered new links between miscarriage and maternal genes

Researchers at the Estonian Genome Center at the University of Tartu have described hitherto undiscovered associations between miscarriage and maternal genes. They have published their findings in Nature Communications. Miscarriage is the most common complication of pregnancy, affecting about 15% of clinically confirmed pregnancies. Although, the risk of miscarriage increases with maternal age, and has […]

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Keto diet therapy recommendations set for adults with epilepsy, other neurologic diseases

Within the past two decades, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers and others have shown that ketogenic diet therapies—high-fat, low-carbohydrate and adequate protein diets that metabolize fat into chemicals called ketones that protect the brain and foster healthy neuron growth—are safe and effective in treating both children and adults with drug-resistant forms of epilepsy. However, while established […]

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