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Viagra found to enhance fetal growth

Not content with erections, Pfizer have been funding left-of-field studies for other potential applications for their money-spinning erectile dysfunction treatment. The latest finding to come from Pfizer’s, er, benevolence? That the drug can enhance fetal growth – at least in pregnant ewes. The research started as a joke between two Texas AgriLife Research scientists which […]

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Short-term memory observed in 30-week-old fetuses

In a new study from the Netherlands, scientists have found evidence of short-term memory in fetuses at 30 weeks. The study, appearing in the journal Child Development, provides insights into fetal development and may help address and prevent abnormalities in offspring. The scientists, from Maastricht University Medical Centre and the University Medical Centre St. Radboud, […]

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