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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.
Perinatal exposure of rats to flame retardants changes the liver epigenome

Perinatal exposure of rats to flame retardants changes the liver epigenome

Water births are safe and cause fewer first and second-degree tears, shows study

Water births are safe and cause fewer first and second-degree tears, shows study

Pilot clinical trial tests new treatment for type 1 diabetes

Pilot clinical trial tests new treatment for type 1 diabetes

New collaboration aims to provide solutions for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome

New collaboration aims to provide solutions for patients with hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Novel solution could produce accurate, automated placental diagnostic reports

Novel solution could produce accurate, automated placental diagnostic reports

World's first surgical navigation system for fetal surgery developed

World's first surgical navigation system for fetal surgery developed

Doctors warn against umbilical cord milking in preterm infants

Doctors warn against umbilical cord milking in preterm infants

Researchers find mechanism that controls the growth of B1-cells

Researchers find mechanism that controls the growth of B1-cells

New stem cell technology gives new hope for high-risk leukemia patients

New stem cell technology gives new hope for high-risk leukemia patients

New stem cell transplant lowers complications for patients with acute blood cancers

New stem cell transplant lowers complications for patients with acute blood cancers

Premature babies with bronchopulmonary dysplasia have more stem cells at birth

Premature babies with bronchopulmonary dysplasia have more stem cells at birth

MD Anderson and Takeda announce agreement to develop off-the-shelf CAR NK-cell therapy platform

MD Anderson and Takeda announce agreement to develop off-the-shelf CAR NK-cell therapy platform

Acetaminophen exposure in the womb may increase child's risk for ADHD, ASD

Acetaminophen exposure in the womb may increase child's risk for ADHD, ASD

UVA research sheds light on why infant seizures have lifelong effects

UVA research sheds light on why infant seizures have lifelong effects

Anti-arthritis drug can stop tuberculosis bacillus from infecting blood stem cells

Anti-arthritis drug can stop tuberculosis bacillus from infecting blood stem cells

Dutch researchers to develop artificial womb prototypes

Dutch researchers to develop artificial womb prototypes

Lab-grown, testosterone-producing cells could help treat hypogonadism

Lab-grown, testosterone-producing cells could help treat hypogonadism

Embryonic damage due to autoantibodies could be cause of behavioral disorders in the child

Embryonic damage due to autoantibodies could be cause of behavioral disorders in the child

Clinical cell therapy expert shares the benefits of donating cord blood

Clinical cell therapy expert shares the benefits of donating cord blood

Clinical study demonstrates potential of regenerative therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Clinical study demonstrates potential of regenerative therapy for hypoplastic left heart syndrome