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Investigation of the effect of intrauterine inflammation and infection on fetal brain injury using human and animal models
In recent years, increased focus has been placed on the role of intrauterine infection and inflammation in the pathogenesis of fetal brain injury leading to neurodevelopmental disorders such as cerebral palsy. At present, ...
Evaluation of Homing and Functions of Uterine Natural Killer Cells
Uterine Natural Killer cells are the major lymphocyte population in the pregnant uterus in early gestation; outnumbering both T and B cells. The numerical expansion of uterine Natural Killer cells is thought to result from ...
Carbon Monoxide and Pregnancy: a Search for a Possible Therapeutic in the Treatment of Pre-Eclampsia
Pre-eclampsia (PE) is a pregnancy disorder that affects roughly 5-7% of all pregnancies and is a leading cause of both maternal and fetal/neonatal morbidity and mortality. With no present cure for the disease, researchers ...