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Anxiety May Start in the Womb, Cardiff University Study


8/19/2013 6:10:34 AM

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Babies deprived of certain hormones in the womb could be at greater risk of being anxious as adults, according to new research with mice. Insulin-like growth factor-2 has been shown to play a major role in fetal and placental development in mammals—and changes in expression of the hormone have been implicated in growth restriction in the womb.

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