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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.
IU research findings could prevent common complication of blood stem cell transplantation in leukemia

IU research findings could prevent common complication of blood stem cell transplantation in leukemia

UC-MSC infusions reduce risk of death, quicken recovery time in severe COVID-19 cases

UC-MSC infusions reduce risk of death, quicken recovery time in severe COVID-19 cases

Antibiotics for C-sections are effective when given after clamping the umbilical cord

Antibiotics for C-sections are effective when given after clamping the umbilical cord

Drinking cow's milk during breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of food allergies in children

Drinking cow's milk during breastfeeding linked to reduced risk of food allergies in children

Drinking milk during breastfeeding can reduce food allergy in children

Drinking milk during breastfeeding can reduce food allergy in children

Researchers examine whether regenerative patch for spina bifida defect can promote healing

Researchers examine whether regenerative patch for spina bifida defect can promote healing

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Septic shock and pneumonia triggered by SARS-CoV-2 could be treated by radiation-activated MSCs

Reducing the airborne transmission risk for SARS-CoV-2

Reducing the airborne transmission risk for SARS-CoV-2

Distinct DNA methylation signature found in the cord blood of newborns diagnosed with ASD

Distinct DNA methylation signature found in the cord blood of newborns diagnosed with ASD

Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Fetal brain models could predict neurodevelopmental outcomes of COVID-19 exposure

Higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may protect children from developing high blood pressure

Higher vitamin D levels in pregnancy may protect children from developing high blood pressure

UM171 molecule saves life of young man suffering from severe aplastic anemia

UM171 molecule saves life of young man suffering from severe aplastic anemia

New artificial lung developed to support pre-term babies in respiratory distress

New artificial lung developed to support pre-term babies in respiratory distress

Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

Large mother-child paired study promises more answers on COVID-19 in pregnancy

Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women

Seropositive partners increase risk of COVID-19 but not obstetric complications in pregnant women

WHO advises healthcare professionals to ensure correct administration of chlorhexidine

WHO advises healthcare professionals to ensure correct administration of chlorhexidine

Study analyzes link between maternal insecticide use during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice

Study analyzes link between maternal insecticide use during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice

COVID-19 mother transmitted virus to baby during pregnancy, report physicians

COVID-19 mother transmitted virus to baby during pregnancy, report physicians

Early blood test could detect birth asphyxia

Early blood test could detect birth asphyxia

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19