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Researchers Find New Technique To Identify Fetal Genetic Material From Amniotic Fluid
...le, the authors write that fetal monitoring in the womb
is now "limited to noninvasive methods such as measurement of uterine size or anatomic evaluation by fetal sonography. In addition, genetic analysis can be performed on amniotic fluid components ? They add that the "cell-free component of the amnioti...
Scripps research scientists identify infertility molecule
...otherwise healthy, have problems implanting in the womb
-- the last step in conception. This is significa...ed and made into an embryo, it must descend to the womb
and implant there, where it will grow into a fetus. But the factors that control whether an embryo i...
Group proves it's possible to grow new lung alveoli by growing new blood vessels
...forcing them to spend their early days outside the womb
fighting for every breath. And now, with many of these premature babies reaching their adolescent years, clinicians and researchers are also waiting to see whether longer term health problems are going to begin occurring. "Right now we simply don't ...
Retinol for combating leukemia cells
...le, when the feet of a foetus are developed in the womb
of a mother, at first the fingers are united by a membrane. This membrane has to disappear and, so, the cells thereof have to die off so that the hands may develop correctly. This cellular death is programmed in the embryo genes and has a concrete fu...
Researcher gives hard thoughts on soft inheritance
... instance that says what you're getting fed in the womb
influences your phenotype ?physical and physiological attributes." Another study showed that early grooming and nurturing of rat pups by rat moms affects methylation of a glucocorticoid receptor gene in the hippocampus in the brain. If the...
Higher risk for cervical cancer seen among women infected with multiple HPV types
...own that the cervical tissue at the opening to the womb
can harbor multiple HPV types, this study is the first to document that the risk for developing cervical cancer, the second most common form of cancer in women worldwide, is higher in females infected with multiple HPV types than those infected with ...
Ultrasound upgrade produces images that work like 3-D movies
...rasound lab to see their developing fetuses in the womb
"in living 3-D, just like at the IMAX movies," according to researchers at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering. The same Duke team that first developed real-time, three-dimensional ultrasound imaging says it has now modified the commercial...