Ibuprofen taken by women in their first three months of pregnancy might reduce a daughter’s number of eggs, potentially affecting the child’s future fertility, according to research carried out on human cells in the lab.
A girl who gets her first menstrual period early in life — possibly as young as seven — has a greater risk for developing depression and antisocial behaviors that last at least into her 20s, a new study suggested.
Upper-middle-class American professionals spend a lot on their children's education and development. That fact — hardly news to anyone who has spent time with such parents — has gotten a lot of media attention lately, thanks to a new book by Brookings scholar Richard Reeves and a David Brooks column.
Researchers using the Hubble Space Telescope have discovered an ancient galaxy (formed 2.7 billion years after the Big Bang) with two dozen star nurseries measuring 'just' 200 to 300 light years across. That sounds big, but scientists had expected that early universe star-forming regions had to be enormous, at 3,000 light years across or larger, engadget.com reported.