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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 York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

New York study reveals that babies in the womb are more sensitive than their mothers to DNA damage from pollution

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

The Phthalate Esters Panel responds to claims about the health effects of phthalates

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Umbilical cord blood and bone marrow transplants slow the progression of many cancers

Umbilical cord blood and bone marrow transplants slow the progression of many cancers

New research center created by leading blood and marrow transplant organizations

New research center created by leading blood and marrow transplant organizations

Drug duo prevents life-threatening condition in children undergoing stem cell transplant

Drug duo prevents life-threatening condition in children undergoing stem cell transplant

Ban Chlorpyrifos and Diazinonon Impacts Child Birth Weights

Ban Chlorpyrifos and Diazinonon Impacts Child Birth Weights

Stem cell research that could help diabetics

Stem cell research that could help diabetics

Japanese study raises concerns for childhood health issues

Japanese study raises concerns for childhood health issues