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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.
Study evaluates stem cells' ability to prevent major cause of death in preterm infants

Study evaluates stem cells' ability to prevent major cause of death in preterm infants

Japanese–European scientists detect novel genetic mitochondrial disorder

Japanese–European scientists detect novel genetic mitochondrial disorder

Pregnant women transmit SARS-CoV-2 and vaccine-induced antibodies to fetus

Pregnant women transmit SARS-CoV-2 and vaccine-induced antibodies to fetus

New proteomics method helps confirm COVID-19 transmission from mother to fetus

New proteomics method helps confirm COVID-19 transmission from mother to fetus

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines show high efficacy in pregnancy and lactation

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines show high efficacy in pregnancy and lactation

Protective COVID-19 antibodies can transfer from mothers to babies in the womb

Protective COVID-19 antibodies can transfer from mothers to babies in the womb

New method uses DNA biomarkers to flag prenatal environmental exposures in children

New method uses DNA biomarkers to flag prenatal environmental exposures in children

Lifestyle changes in pregnant women linked to epigenetic alterations in babies

Lifestyle changes in pregnant women linked to epigenetic alterations in babies

Challenges of Cannabis Analysis and Impacts on Driving and Public Health

Challenges of Cannabis Analysis and Impacts on Driving and Public Health

Fetal and neonatal therapy combination may lessen the aftereffects of congenital CMV infection

Fetal and neonatal therapy combination may lessen the aftereffects of congenital CMV infection

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