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Latest Umbilical cord Stories

2012-08-03 01:09:25

Giving antibiotics before cesarean section surgery rather than just after the newborn’s umbilical cord is clamped cuts the infection rate at the surgical site in half.

2012-07-20 11:44:22

A study comparing whether endothelial colony-forming cells (ECFCs) derived from human placenta or those derived from human umbilical cord blood are more proliferative and better for forming new blood vessels has found that ECFCs derived from human placenta are more vasculogenic.

2012-07-16 23:03:05

Management Predicts that Cord Blood Industry Stalwarts ViaCord and CBR (aka "Cord Blood Registry") Will Soon Follow Suit New York, NY (PRWEB) July

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.