Archive: 17/08/2011

Maternal fat has negative impact on embryo development

Exposing eggs to high levels of saturated fatty acids – as commonly found in the ovaries of obese women and those with Type II diabetes – compromises the development of the embryo, according to new research published ...

Better mattresses improve care, cut hospital costs: study

Hospitals could reduce health care costs arising from pressure ulcers, commonly known as bedsores, by investing in pressure-reduction mattresses for elderly patients in emergency departments, according to new research from ...

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