News tagged with placenta

Bacteria possible cause of preterm births

The type of bacteria that colonize the placenta during pregnancy could be associated with preterm birth and other developmental problems in newborns according to research published in the current issue of the online journal ...

Jan 27, 2011
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Scientists watch evolution in action

(PhysOrg.com) -- The yellow-bellied three-toed skink (Saiphos equalis) is one of only three reptiles known to have different methods of reproduction in different places. In the coastal areas of New South ...

Sep 06, 2010 report
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Do we clamp the umbilical cord too soon?

The timing of umbilical cord clamping at birth should be delayed just a few minutes longer, suggest researchers at the University of South Florida's Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair.

May 24, 2010
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