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DNA signature found in ice storm babies

Prenatal maternal stress exposure to natural disasters predicts epigenetic profile of offspring
Mon, 2014-09-29 13:34

The number of days an expectant mother was deprived of electricity during Quebec’s Ice Storm (1998) predicts the epigenetic profile of her child, a new study finds.

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Contact: Florence Meney
Organization: Douglas Mental Health University Institute
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Office Phone: T. 514-761-6131, ext. 2769

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations Office, McGill University
Office Phone: 514 398-6754
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Expert: Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Summit

McGill expert: Canadians provides over $2 billion in funding for maternal, newborn and child health
Mon, 2014-05-26 14:52

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Contact: Raphaël Larocque-Cyr
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-6693
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Source Site: /newsroom