Human placental lactogen

Nutritional Influences on Implantation and Placental Development

The placenta is critical for nourishing the fetus throughout pregnancy, and also produces hormones that alter the metabolic functions of the mother. While the effects of nutrition on fetal develo...

Pathological Pregnancy, Placental Calcification, and Nannobacterial Infection

Pathological Pregnancy, Placental Calcification, and Nannobacterial Infection: Is there any Relationship between these Events?

An important sign of pathological pregnancy is increasing placental calcification (PC). The nature and mechanisms of PC development remained undefined. Meanwhile, the ultra-small bacterial forms ...

Placental Rituals, Placental Medicine

This article focuses on the placenta and its therapeutic uses for treating many diseases. Placenta is a mediator between the life flow of mother and baby. For nearly 5000 years the Chinese have c...

Inhibitory Effects of Lutein and Lycopene in Placental Glutathione S-Transferase

Inhibitory Effects of Lutein and Lycopene in Placental Glutathione S-Transferase-Positive Preneoplastic Lesions and DNA Strand Breakage Induced in Wistar Rats by the Resistant Hepatocyte Model of Hepatocarcinogenesis

Inhibitory effects of lutein (LUT) and lycopene (LYC) on hepatic preneoplastic lesions (PNLs) and DNA strand breakage induced in Wistar rats by the resistant hepatocyte (RH) model of hepatocarcin...

Placental passage of tricyclic antidepressants

A new study documents that there is "considerable fetal exposure" to antidepressants taken during pregnancy. In addition, complications including premature delivery and pregnancy-induced hypertension were higher among those on the antidepressants.

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