Latest Placenta Stories
The new science of epigenetics explains how genes can be modified by the environment, and a prime result of epigenetic inquiry has just been published online
The relationship between two different types of estrogen and a hormone produced in the placenta may serve as the mechanism for signaling labor.
C-sections and 'invasive' placenta conditions can result in excessive bleeding and be life threatening for mothers. At a recent Interventional Radiology Conference doctors released the findings of two new studies about procedures that are making childbirth safer.
More women are suffering severe problems arising from blood loss after delivery of a child, Australian researchers have found.
Women who have higher levels of a hormone produced by the placenta midway through pregnancy appear more likely to develop postpartum depression, a study authored by a UC Irvine researcher finds.
University of Rochester Medical Center scientists discovered a gene mutation that impairs the placenta and also is influential in cancer development.
Yale researchers have shown that the origin and evolution of the placenta and uterus in mammals is associated with evolutionary changes in a single regulatory protein, according to a report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) -- Alone and in labor, Jessica Higgins found the first place she could to give birth -- her front lawn. The 36-year-old was driving home from the mall Tuesday when little Mary Claire gave her the shock of a lifetime by deciding to arrive six weeks early.
Highlights of a fetal laser surgery for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) will be shown from Tampa General Hospital on the Internet on August 20, 2008 at 4 P.M. EDT.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sister Nancy Boushey, Rio Grande City, TX, resigned to a life of pain with Rheumatoid Arthritis is healthy and normal today thanks to Dr Omar Gonzalez. She hails him as a savior" my Good Shepherd, Jesus and His own good shepherd, Dr.
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