Pregnant women are not encouraged to be sedentary, says a new study.
Controlling childbirth pain could prevent the baby blues, according to a new study.
Domestic abuse boosts the risk of baby blues and post-traumatic stress disorder in mothers, according to a new study.
Scientists are trying to understand the role of the 'love hormone' in postpartum depression and bonding between mothers and babies.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.