Latest Fetus Stories

2010-02-04 08:35:00

A joke among two Texas AgriLife Research scientists later turned into a fully-funded study that found Viagra can aid fetal development in female sheep.

2010-01-23 09:00:00

New studies show that women who smoke marijuana while pregnant may be setting up their babies for future developmental problems.

2010-01-22 13:15:00

Sealant shown to be biocompatible and effective in repairing defects in human tissue.

2010-01-20 11:50:00

The widespread use of so-called fertility drugs, not just high-tech laboratory procedures, likely plays a larger role than previously realized in the growing problem of premature births in the United States, because these drugs cause a high percentage of multiple births.

2009-12-09 15:52:00


2009-12-01 12:35:00

A study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America revealed that MRI is a highly accurate means of identifying placenta accreta, a potentially life-threatening and increasingly common condition that is the leading cause of death for women just before and after giving birth.

2009-11-17 12:17:13

University of Montreal study reveals danger of certain drugs.

2009-11-12 12:48:39

Contrary to more conservative customs, exercising up to the end of pregnancy has no harmful effect on the weight or size of the foetus.

2009-11-10 13:25:37

TAU develops innovative algorithms to combat growth restrictions before birth -- for healthy hearts.

2009-10-16 13:12:24

Irish researchers say that fetal kick charts, used to determine if a pregnancy is progressing well, are inaccurate and should be discontinued.

Word of the Day
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'