Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 20:12
Moms-to-be, please note! Smoking while pregnant may cause severe damage to cells in the placenta and significantly impair its function, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 11, 2013, 12:28
Clamping the umbilical cord too soon after birth could reduce the amount of blood that passes from mother to baby via the placenta, which could affect the baby`s iron stores and birth weight.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 11:04
A new research has linked hormonal imbalance in the placenta to anxiety and possible vulnerability to poor mental health in mice.
Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 13:53
Placenta face mask, which uses stem cells from a sheep`s placenta to boost collagen and tighten skin, has emerged as the most preferred anti-aging treatments for British women aged 30 and over, a new survey has revealed.
Last Updated: Friday, April 26, 2013, 19:41
Scientists have found a way of detecting and quantifying an infant`s risk of autism in the womb itself, says a new study conducted by scientists in the US.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 04, 2012, 20:58
Children with a thin placenta at birth have double the chances of dying from a sudden heart failure, warns a leading British physician.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 19, 2012, 14:33
In a breakthrough, scientists claim to have developed a revolutionary treatment using placenta stem cells to cure patients with immune system failure, including those with blood cancer.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 09:54
Endothelial colony-forming cells (ECFCs) derived from human placenta are better for forming blood vessels than the ECFCs derived from umbilical cord blood, according to a new study.