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The umbilical cord is the structure that attaches the fetus to the placenta and acts as the medium through which nutrients, gases and waste products travel between the mother and the fetus.
Vitamin D level in girls associated with muscle strength

Vitamin D level in girls associated with muscle strength

Research shows programmed postnatal transition in newborn’s heart

Research shows programmed postnatal transition in newborn’s heart

Novel programmed shape-morphing scaffolds developed to facilitate facile 3D endothelialization

Novel programmed shape-morphing scaffolds developed to facilitate facile 3D endothelialization

New rebreather system enhances capabilities of Navy divers

New rebreather system enhances capabilities of Navy divers

FDA allows KU Medical Center to begin clinical trial of novel cellular therapy for HR/SR aGvHD

FDA allows KU Medical Center to begin clinical trial of novel cellular therapy for HR/SR aGvHD

Nightingale Health adds urine, CSF and cord blood analysis to its blood biomarker services

Nightingale Health adds urine, CSF and cord blood analysis to its blood biomarker services

New study aims to mitigate risks associated with treatment of multiple myeloma

New study aims to mitigate risks associated with treatment of multiple myeloma

Tissue-engineered islets used to treat sudden-onset type 1 diabetes in mice

Tissue-engineered islets used to treat sudden-onset type 1 diabetes in mice

COstatus monitors could offer way to directly measure cardiac output among neonates

COstatus monitors could offer way to directly measure cardiac output among neonates

Jacobs Medical Center recognized with Baby Friendly Designation for efforts in mother-baby bonding

Jacobs Medical Center recognized with Baby Friendly Designation for efforts in mother-baby bonding

Using Cord Blood to Alleviate the Symptoms of Autism

Using Cord Blood to Alleviate the Symptoms of Autism

Study reports decline in exposure to flame retardants among children after phase-out

Study reports decline in exposure to flame retardants among children after phase-out

NTU scientists find potential biomedical uses for fish scale-derived collagen

NTU scientists find potential biomedical uses for fish scale-derived collagen

Research reveals neuroprotective mechanisms of gene and cell medications for spinal cord injuries

Research reveals neuroprotective mechanisms of gene and cell medications for spinal cord injuries

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration

Schizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, study says

Schizophrenia may be related to neurodevelopment changes, study says

Study reveals HCT as effective treatment for NHL patients regardless of age

Study reveals HCT as effective treatment for NHL patients regardless of age

CHLA participates in clinical trial using stem cells to treat rare congenital heart defect

CHLA participates in clinical trial using stem cells to treat rare congenital heart defect

‘Nudging’ techniques could increase parents’ intentions for cord blood donations

‘Nudging’ techniques could increase parents’ intentions for cord blood donations

UC Davis expert expresses caution on genetically engineered HSCs

UC Davis expert expresses caution on genetically engineered HSCs