Delaying the cutting of the umbilical cord in newborns by two minutes leads to a better development of the baby during the first days of life, research shows. The study reveals that the time in cutting the umbilical cord (also called umbilical cord clampling) influences the resistance to oxidative stress in newborns.
A study conducted by University of Granada scientists (from the Physiology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Departments) and from the San Cecilio Clinical Hospital (Granada) has demonstrated that delaying the cutting of the umbilical cord...Show More Summary
The little seen but critically acclaimed Japanese horror thriller Birthright (known in Japan as Saitai; Umbilical Cord) is getting an American remake, says THR. “Birthright tells the story of a housewife who invites a young woman to interact with her family, only to learn she may be the daughter that the woman secretly abandoned at […]
Post by Judy Dutton. Pregnant women have a whole lot of choices to make about how and where to give birth, but here's one option that expectant moms may be wondering about: umbilical cord milking. The latest trend being bandied about...Show More Summary
A three-year-old boy suffering with the life-threatening condition aplastic anemia received a stem cell transplant from his one-month-old sister's umbilical cord blood yesterday at the Shanghai Children's Medical Center, making her the youngest donor of such a kind in the city. [ more › ]
It was 1986. A time when we thought Joe Piscapo was funny and not all weirdly muscular. A time when Lady Gaga's most radical fashion statement was an umbilical cord, and there was New Coke and you could watch Top Gun without feeling all funny during the volleyball scene. It was also the year Chrysler patented their minivan design. Read more...
While being born, I wrapped my neck with the umbilical cord because I didn’t want to leave my mom’s insides.
A man found a dead newborn girl at a scrapyard in the ELWA Junction in Monrovia, Liberia, umbilical cord still attached. It is unknown if the baby died at the yard or if the girl was already dead. Residents said this was not the first such incident, as dumping newborns is increasing since Ebola broke out in the country. Show More Summary
MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL (October 29, 2014) – A new standard of care for children facing acute myeloid leukemia (AML) may be clear, following a multi-year study published in the latest edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. read more
A man rummaging through a trash container for recyclables in Merced early Thursday found a newborn baby girl wrapped in a towel, alive and with her umbilical cord still attached, police said.
In a heroic act to help her big sister, a teenage girl assisted in giving birth to her baby on the interstate and used her own shoelace to tie off the umbilical cord. Mom-to-be Kelsea Marcus, 21, was on her way to hospital to give birth and her little sister Kennedy Smith, 14 and pictured […]
A new molecule, the first of its kind, allows for the multiplication of stem cells in a unit of cord blood. Umbilical cord stem cells are used for transplants aimed at curing a number of blood-related diseases, including leukemia, myeloma and lymphoma. For many patients this therapy comprises a treatment of last resort.
The types of stem cell that can be extracted from accessible fetal tissues such as the umbilical cord and amniotic fluid are somewhat different to both adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells. Ultimately all of these various sources...Show More Summary
"The Mara belongs to the Maasai or the Maasai to the Mara. The umbilical cord between man and earth has not been severed here. The Maasai pasture their cattle next to leopard and lion. They know the songs of grasses and the script of snakes. Show More Summary
Last week a teen mother who abandoned her newborn on the side of a dirt road in rural Michigan was charged in juvenile court with one count of child abandonment and one count of second-degree child abuse. Thanks to alert neighbors the baby was discovered within hours and suffered only superficial injuries, WOOD-TV, Channel 8 […]
The "Breaking Bad" actor, 35, revealed he was born on a bathroom floor, with his mom by herself cutting the umbilical cord.
A cure for a range of blood disorders and immune diseases is in sight, according to scientists who have unraveled the mystery of stem cell generation. Found in the bone marrow and in umbilical cord blood, HSCs are critically important because they can replenish the body's supply of blood cells. Show More Summary
Are you looking for a way to be unique? Not just unique but the absolute uniquest? What I'm asking is do you want to out-crunchify and out-speshul all of your mom friends? Do you love the smell of burning flesh and the idea of an open...Show More Summary
The Michigan man who found an abandoned five-hour-old baby on the side of a dirt road says, “I feel that we were led to that place, OK, because it was out of the ordinary for me to come in this direction.” Jeff Pope added, “I tend to think it was God led us this way, […]
An abandoned baby was found still attached to the umbilical cord along a dirt road in White Cloud, Michigan. A man walking his dog in the area came across the infant who was still alive. As Wood TV 8 reports, the discovery happened around 10:30 am on Monday by Diamond Lake area near Marion Road,