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2012-07-16 10:21:04

Your genes determine much about you, but environment can have a strong influence on your genes even before birth, with consequences that can last a lifetime.

Predicting Birth of Small Babies With Blood Test
2012-06-23 05:48:49

A group of scientists recently announced that they have found a blood test which could help predict the risk of women having alarmingly small babies.

2012-06-11 14:00:30

Scientists at the Babraham Institute have gained a new understanding of how the growth of the placenta is regulated before birth, which has important implications for a healthy pregnancy.

2012-06-07 09:03:21

A pregnant woman's blood stream contains not only her own cells, but a small number of her child's, as well, and some of them remain in her internal organs long after the baby is born.

2012-05-17 23:02:40

The ever-increasing popularity of the hCG weight loss diet has triggered various misconceptions

2012-04-12 13:14:20

A new University of Illinois study contains a warning for obese women who are planning pregnancies.

2012-04-02 23:02:18

Americord CEO explains how the company delivers cord blood and cord tissue banking at significantly lower prices than ViaCord or CBR New York, NY (PRWEB) April

2012-03-28 08:41:47

A paper by neuroscientists at the University at Buffalo and Buffalo State College suggests that ingestion of components of afterbirth or placenta -- placentophagia -- may offer benefits to human mothers and perhaps to non-mothers and males.

2012-03-21 15:04:12

Fertility problems, recurrent miscarriages, and pregnancy complications can occur when maternal immunological tolerance of the fetus is impaired.

2012-03-09 00:26:29

Maternal obesity may contribute to cognitive impairment in extremely premature babies.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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