Washington, Mar 25 ( ANI ): Scientists have used stem cells taken from amniotic fluid to restore gut structure and function following intestinal damage in rodents, paving the way for a new form of cell therapy to reverse serious damage from inflammation in the intestines of babies.
What does AF stand for?
AF stands for Amniotic Fluid
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- Ammunition Factory (Pune, India)
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STEM cells taken from amniotic fluid could offer a way to reverse potentially lethal intestinal damage in newborn babies.
Plasma markers that are altered during pregnancy, such as [beta] human chorionic gonadotropin, have been used as markers in amniotic fluid and in certain cases may be used as markers to predict fetal outcome.
New findings show that inflammation in both the amniotic fluid and the baby's brain has a role to play.
Sarah Underhill, 37, went into labour and amniotic fluid from her womb entered her blood due to a rare condition.
Previously unrecognised and unidentified infections of amniotic fluid may be a significant cause of premature birth, according to a study.