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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.
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

Mothers with gestational diabetes transferring harmful 'forever chemicals' to their fetus

Mothers with gestational diabetes transferring harmful 'forever chemicals' to their fetus

Vitamin D is essential for preventing preeclampsia

Vitamin D is essential for preventing preeclampsia

Ochsner Hospital for Children joins national consortium to provide solutions for hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Ochsner Hospital for Children joins national consortium to provide solutions for hypoplastic left heart syndrome

Trump administration cracks down on fetal tissue research

Trump administration cracks down on fetal tissue research

Blood stem cell breakthrough could spare some patients from side effects of cancer treatments

Blood stem cell breakthrough could spare some patients from side effects of cancer treatments

MIT researchers develop novel method for analyzing massive cell datasets

MIT researchers develop novel method for analyzing massive cell datasets