2012 Press Releases


  • Multiple Births Lead to Weight Gain, Other Issues for Mouse Moms

    Released January 30, 2012 - Study in model that mimics human effects of multiparity (giving birth more than once) finds mouse moms who gave birth four times accrued significantly more fat vs. primiparous females (those giving birth once) of similar age. Multiparous moms also had more liver inflammation.