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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.
Pollution exposure during pregnancy can cause chromosomal abnormalities in fetal tissues

Pollution exposure during pregnancy can cause chromosomal abnormalities in fetal tissues

Air pollution thickens the blood and boosts inflammation

Air pollution thickens the blood and boosts inflammation

Massachusetts support of stem cell research

Massachusetts support of stem cell research

Exposure of expectant mothers to urban air pollution may alter the structure of babies' chromosomes while in the womb

Exposure of expectant mothers to urban air pollution may alter the structure of babies' chromosomes while in the womb

Researchers have discovered an ample source of stem cells in an uncharted part of the umbilical cord

Researchers have discovered an ample source of stem cells in an uncharted part of the umbilical cord

Clinical trial planned for stem cell treatment for stress urinary incontinence

Clinical trial planned for stem cell treatment for stress urinary incontinence

Cord blood transplantation now a viable option for adult leukemia patients

Cord blood transplantation now a viable option for adult leukemia patients

New system may help babies avoid brain damage

New system may help babies avoid brain damage

Recent study correlates human cord blood cells with reduced animal heart attack damage

Recent study correlates human cord blood cells with reduced animal heart attack damage

System to help babies avoid brain damage

System to help babies avoid brain damage

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood effectively treated heart attacks

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood effectively treated heart attacks

Smoking habits during pregnancy may cause genetic instability in the foetus

Smoking habits during pregnancy may cause genetic instability in the foetus

Stem cells derived from umbilical cords are a viable and effective transplant source for thousands of leukemia patients

Stem cells derived from umbilical cords are a viable and effective transplant source for thousands of leukemia patients

Cord blood registry sees FDA regulation as good for consumers and industry

Cord blood registry sees FDA regulation as good for consumers and industry

Research looks at the relationship between fetal health during pregnancy and later development of the brain

Research looks at the relationship between fetal health during pregnancy and later development of the brain

Umbilical cord blood may hold clue to childhood allergy and asthma

Umbilical cord blood may hold clue to childhood allergy and asthma

Small delay after birth when cutting umbilical cord of a premature baby appears to lessen chances of bleeding

Small delay after birth when cutting umbilical cord of a premature baby appears to lessen chances of bleeding

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood, given intravenously with mannitol drug reduce stroke size and damage

Stem cells from umbilical cord blood, given intravenously with mannitol drug reduce stroke size and damage

British team and NASA plan to take stem cells into space

British team and NASA plan to take stem cells into space

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