Nearly 40 years after surgeons first operated on fetuses to cure devastating abnormalities, researchers have taken the first step toward curing genetic disease before birth via genome editing: scientists reported on Monday

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In the three months before she was even born, Elianna Constantino received five blood transfusions and a bone-marrow transplant. All were given with a needle passed through her mother’s abdomen and uterus, into the vein in her umbilical cord

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The womb was thought to be sterile, but some scientists argue that it’s where the microbiome begins

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For a small person who had surgery before he was even born, and who’d just spent an hour and a half squeezing through a tight space that clamped down on his head every few minutes, Baby Boy Royer was showing a feisty spirit

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Saving Chance

November 14, 2016

Hopkins ER tested when a child is shot within the womb in East Baltimore

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Every day in the United States, millions of expectant mothers take a prenatal vitamin on the advice of their doctor.

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