August 20, 2015

Drinking at Conception Boosts Diabetes Risk for Baby

Ed. Note – research has shown that prenatal alcohol exposure can result in any kind of malformation, mental disability, up to and including death. from EFAN edmontonfetalalcoholnetwork Drinking at conception boosts diabetes risk for baby: UQ studyBabies conceived by women who drink alcohol around the time of conception face dramatically increased risks of type 2 […]
August 05, 2015

The Case for Fetal-Cell Research

  By NATHALIA HOLT JULY 30, 2015   Boston — We first acquired the stem cells from the red receptacles of a local hospital’s labor and delivery ward, delivered to our lab at the University of Southern California. I would reach into the large medical waste containers and pull out the tree-like branches of the placenta, discarded after […]