Stress during Pregnancy May Lead to Heart Disease, Accelerated Aging in Next Generation

Prenatal stress can cause damage in the aorta in offspring, which may contribute to the development of atherosclerosis and accelerate aging, according to a new study in mice. The article is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.

Prenatal Smoke Exposure Impairs Lung Development in Offspring through Increased Signaling

Article title: Prenatal smoke exposure dysregulates lung epithelial cell differentiation in mouse offspring – Role for AREG-induced EGFR signaling Authors: Khosbayar Lkhagvadorj, Zhijun Zeng, Juan Song, Marjan Reinders-Luinge, Wierd Kooistra, Shanshan Song, Susanne Krauss-Etschmann, Barbro N. Melgert, Junjun Cao, Machteld…