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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.
Ultrasound to view heart's interior in three dimensions

Ultrasound to view heart's interior in three dimensions

Rate of weight gain, not the degree of fatness at any one time, which is the main predictor of future problems

Rate of weight gain, not the degree of fatness at any one time, which is the main predictor of future problems

Evidence is mounting to link toxoplasmosis with schizophrenia

Evidence is mounting to link toxoplasmosis with schizophrenia

Alternative methods to create stem cells successful in mice-studies

Alternative methods to create stem cells successful in mice-studies

Tissue engineering used to reconstruct defective tracheas (windpipes) in fetal lambs

Tissue engineering used to reconstruct defective tracheas (windpipes) in fetal lambs

MRI may better enable physicians to plan care for infants with heart defects

MRI may better enable physicians to plan care for infants with heart defects

Complex chemotherapy cocktails offers pluses, minuses in advanced endometrial cancer

Complex chemotherapy cocktails offers pluses, minuses in advanced endometrial cancer

FDA dragging its heels yet again over 'morning after' pill Plan B

FDA dragging its heels yet again over 'morning after' pill Plan B

Losing weight cuts breast cancer risk

Losing weight cuts breast cancer risk

Even a couple of drinks could harm an unborn baby

Even a couple of drinks could harm an unborn baby

Childhood cancers are strongly linked to pollution from engine exhausts

Childhood cancers are strongly linked to pollution from engine exhausts

New study says HRT risks far lower

New study says HRT risks far lower

Babies born during famine are at higher risk of schizophrenia

Babies born during famine are at higher risk of schizophrenia

After a caesarean, women are less likely to have another baby

After a caesarean, women are less likely to have another baby

Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy can be just as detrimental to a developing fetus as primary exposure through maternal smoking

Exposure to second-hand smoke during pregnancy can be just as detrimental to a developing fetus as primary exposure through maternal smoking

Many testicular cancer patients are able to father children

Many testicular cancer patients are able to father children

Wealthy kids are not always healthy kids

Wealthy kids are not always healthy kids

Doctors in the U.S. hope brain-dead woman will give birth

Doctors in the U.S. hope brain-dead woman will give birth

Shared-environmental influences on gender-role behaviour may be more important in early childhood than in adolescence and adulthood

Shared-environmental influences on gender-role behaviour may be more important in early childhood than in adolescence and adulthood

Fat adults more likely to have increased insulin resistance, a risk marker for Type 2 diabetes

Fat adults more likely to have increased insulin resistance, a risk marker for Type 2 diabetes