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The womb is the small, hollow, pear-shaped organ in a woman's pelvis. This is the organ in which a baby grows. Also called uterus.
Cellular protein that interacts with viruses appears to enable infection process of Zika virus

Cellular protein that interacts with viruses appears to enable infection process of Zika virus

Study highlights efforts to address widespread PFAS contamination in drinking water

Study highlights efforts to address widespread PFAS contamination in drinking water

Breastfed babies are more likely to be right handed

Breastfed babies are more likely to be right handed

Essential nutrient may hold promise in the war against Alzheimer's disease

Essential nutrient may hold promise in the war against Alzheimer's disease

Standardizing feeding practices improves growth trends for micro-preemies

Standardizing feeding practices improves growth trends for micro-preemies

New book encompasses the vast history of reproduction

New book encompasses the vast history of reproduction

Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure

Prenatal famine exposure may lead to early menopause and premature ovarian failure

Successful delivery after womb transplant

Successful delivery after womb transplant

Selective survival of embryos under adverse conditions may explain health problems later in life

Selective survival of embryos under adverse conditions may explain health problems later in life

Earliest UK estimates of children affected in the womb by alcohol intake during pregnancy

Earliest UK estimates of children affected in the womb by alcohol intake during pregnancy

Fetal kicks may allow the baby to 'map' their own body, suggests research

Fetal kicks may allow the baby to 'map' their own body, suggests research

“Placental organoids” could be the future of pregnancy and conception research say researchers

“Placental organoids” could be the future of pregnancy and conception research say researchers

Researchers regrow hair strands on damaged skin

Researchers regrow hair strands on damaged skin

Researchers attempt to create world's first genetically edited babies

Researchers attempt to create world's first genetically edited babies

Myriad biological, societal factors that impact CKD severity for children of African descent

Myriad biological, societal factors that impact CKD severity for children of African descent

New anti-HER2 drug shows promising anti-tumor activity in gullet, stomach and bowel cancers

New anti-HER2 drug shows promising anti-tumor activity in gullet, stomach and bowel cancers

Scientist wins award for research in the field of commensal microbiota

Scientist wins award for research in the field of commensal microbiota

Scientists discover biomarkers for Zika-related birth defects

Scientists discover biomarkers for Zika-related birth defects

Male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation develop cancer, finds study

Male rats exposed to high levels of radio frequency radiation develop cancer, finds study

Doctors find no association between autism and drugs taken during pregnancy

Doctors find no association between autism and drugs taken during pregnancy