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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.
New 'more effective' stem cell transplant method could improve treatment of blood diseases

New 'more effective' stem cell transplant method could improve treatment of blood diseases

Using 'young NK cells' could improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy for cancer patients

Using 'young NK cells' could improve the effectiveness of immunotherapy for cancer patients

Can novel coronavirus affect pregnant women and their babies?

Can novel coronavirus affect pregnant women and their babies?

Newly identified genetic signatures in common pediatric cancer pave way for precision medicine

Newly identified genetic signatures in common pediatric cancer pave way for precision medicine

Length of pregnancy related to chemical DNA changes in newborns

Length of pregnancy related to chemical DNA changes in newborns

CD19 CAR NK cell therapy clinical trial shows encouraging results for hematologic cancers

CD19 CAR NK cell therapy clinical trial shows encouraging results for hematologic cancers

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