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obese pregnant

Increase in autism linked to rising maternal obesity and diabetes

Scientist | 
More and more children around the world are being born to obese mothers than ever before. In the United States, ...
Aging graciously intercepting falls

Are age-related diseases the result of evolutionary tradeoffs favoring the young?

Scientist | 
While granting human species some advantages over our primate cousins, recent genomic adaptations appear to have come at a cost ...