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Speech discrimination begins in the womb

Speech discrimination begins in the womb

Estrogen exposure during fetal life increases autism risk

Estrogen exposure during fetal life increases autism risk

Scientists identify link between high levels of estrogen in the womb and autism

Scientists identify link between high levels of estrogen in the womb and autism

CDC says large number of pregnancy related deaths could be prevented

CDC says large number of pregnancy related deaths could be prevented

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

Scientists discover first gene involved in lower urinary tract obstruction

New approach to repair defects in fetal membranes could prevent life-long medical conditions

New approach to repair defects in fetal membranes could prevent life-long medical conditions

Cell therapy may be alternative strategy for treatment of chronic kidney disease

Cell therapy may be alternative strategy for treatment of chronic kidney disease

New blood test detects genetic disorders in fetuses

New blood test detects genetic disorders in fetuses

Delaying bath for newborn babies increases breastfeeding rates, finds study

Delaying bath for newborn babies increases breastfeeding rates, finds study

Researchers find potential treatment to halt premature labor and birth

Researchers find potential treatment to halt premature labor and birth

‘Grossly unfair’? Widower takes ban on military injury claims to Supreme Court

‘Grossly unfair’? Widower takes ban on military injury claims to Supreme Court

Researchers find human milk oligosaccharides in amniotic fluid

Researchers find human milk oligosaccharides in amniotic fluid

Kidneys of babies with congenital heart disease tend to be enlarged at birth

Kidneys of babies with congenital heart disease tend to be enlarged at birth

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

FDA accepts Bristol-Myers Squibb’s application for Sprycel for treating pediatric leukemia

FDA flags risks linked to improper use of ROM tests

FDA flags risks linked to improper use of ROM tests

Mice study shows promise for treating genetic conditions during fetal development

Mice study shows promise for treating genetic conditions during fetal development

Undetected Zika infections may be cause stillbirths and miscarriages

Undetected Zika infections may be cause stillbirths and miscarriages

Rhesus macaque model could be useful to test therapies for congenital Zika virus syndrome

Rhesus macaque model could be useful to test therapies for congenital Zika virus syndrome

Research shows that amniotic fluid contains stem cells of kidney origin

Research shows that amniotic fluid contains stem cells of kidney origin

Researchers develop way to sequence entire fetal genome by modifying prenatal testing method

Researchers develop way to sequence entire fetal genome by modifying prenatal testing method