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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.
Research suggests an avenue to treat, prevent genetic disorders in the womb

Research suggests an avenue to treat, prevent genetic disorders in the womb

Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

Spina bifida surgery before birth more effective at healing neurological structure

Mount Sinai researchers reveal innovative mechanisms to predict and prevent Crohn's disease

Mount Sinai researchers reveal innovative mechanisms to predict and prevent Crohn's disease

Stress during pregnancy can cause lifetime of immune system deficiencies

Stress during pregnancy can cause lifetime of immune system deficiencies

Clinical factors during pregnancy associated with congenital CMV infection in newborns

Clinical factors during pregnancy associated with congenital CMV infection in newborns

FETO therapy produces favorable outcomes when fetal and maternal care are highly coordinated

FETO therapy produces favorable outcomes when fetal and maternal care are highly coordinated

BPA-free plastic products aren't safe for people to use, scientists warn

BPA-free plastic products aren't safe for people to use, scientists warn

Slightly increased risk of death for babies conceived by IVF

Slightly increased risk of death for babies conceived by IVF

Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon uses incision-less surgery to correct hernia defects in kids

Michigan Medicine pediatric surgeon uses incision-less surgery to correct hernia defects in kids

Study finds no evidence of intrauterine vertical transmission of COVID-19 infection

Study finds no evidence of intrauterine vertical transmission of COVID-19 infection

Newly discovered large phages blur the life/non-life boundary

Newly discovered large phages blur the life/non-life boundary

Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications

Higher maternal blood pressure linked to placental gene modifications

Drug to improve fetal growth may increase blood pressure and blood sugar levels in offspring

Drug to improve fetal growth may increase blood pressure and blood sugar levels in offspring

New robot will assist surgeons during uterine operations

New robot will assist surgeons during uterine operations

New MRI tool can distinguish between malignant and benign ovarian cysts with 90% accuracy

New MRI tool can distinguish between malignant and benign ovarian cysts with 90% accuracy

Study opens up strategies for early diagnosis, treatment of diseases linked to chronic inflammation

Study opens up strategies for early diagnosis, treatment of diseases linked to chronic inflammation

Scientists reveal the damaging effect of Zika virus on a type of brain cell

Scientists reveal the damaging effect of Zika virus on a type of brain cell

Call for FDA to withdraw preterm birth drug divides doctors and insurers

Call for FDA to withdraw preterm birth drug divides doctors and insurers

Research unravels consequences of Zika virus attack on neural cells

Research unravels consequences of Zika virus attack on neural cells

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later

Fetal surgery for spina bifida makes a huge difference 10 years later