pregnancy http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Study looks at obesity in pregnant women http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/study-looks-obesity-pregnant-women <p></p><p>A University of Wyoming researcher has received one-point-five million dollars from the National Institutes of Health to study obesity in pregnant women.&nbsp;</p><p>The N-I-H says 30 percent of women are overweight or obese when they conceive and remain so throughout pregnancy.&nbsp; The belief is this impacts their children and grandchildren.&nbsp; U-W Researcher Steven Ford runs the U-W Center for the Study of Fetal Programming.&nbsp; He says this could have long term health ramifications.<strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 00:49:04 +0000 Bob Beck 47137 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Study looks at obesity in pregnant women Study: Elk pregnancies unaffected by wolf presence http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/study-elk-pregnancies-unaffected-wolf-presence <p></p><p></p><p>A study by the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit shows that elk are not especially stressed out by the presence of wolves.</p><p></p><p>Pregnancy rates among migratory elk herds near Yellowstone have declined, and one theory was that wolves were harassing the elk – causing them to run and hide, and depriving them of grazing opportunities.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 00:28:04 +0000 Willow Belden 42215 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Study: Elk pregnancies unaffected by wolf presence