Stem Cells :: Discarded placentas deliver researchers promising cells

Routinely discarded as medical waste, placental tissue could feasibly provide an abundant source of cells that may have the potential to treat diseases and regenerate tissues as their more controversial counterparts, embryonic stem cells, suggests a University of Pittsburgh study to be published in the journal Stem Cells and available now as an early online publication in Stem Cells Express.

Pregnancy :: Vitamin C may reduce pregnancy complication

If a pregnant woman’s waters break too early, her unborn baby can be put in danger of complications. The risk of this happening, however, may be reduced if she takes daily supplements of vitamin C after the half-way point of pregnancy, researchers now report.

Uterine Fibroids :: New Device to Treat Uterine Fibroids

The Food and Drug Administration approved the ExAblate 2000 System, a new medical device that uses magnetic resonance image guided focused ultrasound to target and destroy uterine fibroids, non-cancerous masses located in the uterus. The device is intended to treat women who have completed child bearing or do not intend to become pregnant.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!