Fetal cells which help cure the mother, even after birth

During pregnancy, the fetus releases cells which cross the placenta, survive and integrate into the bone marrow of the mother. Recent results suggest that these fetal cells can help the healing of wounds in the mother, even after birth. Download the column

Richard Béliveau

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Making a child is not limited to transmitting genes to the descendants: recent studies suggest that certain lifestyle habits of the parents at the moment of conception, notably diet and stress level, can greatly increase the risks of obesity and diabetes in their children. Download this column