The placenta is a temporary embryonic and later fetal organ that begins developing from the blastocyst shortly after implantation.

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Researchers find that accelerated aging biology in the placenta contributes to a rare form of pregnancy-related heart failure

Single-cell atlas of the placenta during term labor

During Pregnancy, the Placenta Hacks the Immune System to Protect the Fetus

Study Shows Why We Need to Look Closer at The Placenta Following Pregnancy Loss

Placenta holds answers to many unexplained pregnancy losses

Placenta, Not Brain: Groundbreaking Study Shifts the Schizophrenia Narrative

Obesity in pregnant women could alter the structure and function of the placenta increasing the risk of poor health outcomes for both mother and baby

Researchers Identify blood panel to predict placenta accreta

World-first operation using placenta stem cells saves baby with heart defect

Ancient virus may be protecting the human placenta

'Placenta-on-a-chip' mimics malaria-infected nutrient exchange between mother-fetus

COVID-19 zaps placenta's immune response, study finds

New Research Helps Us Understand Miscarriage and Placenta Development

Nanoparticles can cross the placenta during pregnancy, potentially exposing fetus

Placenta plays active part in transferring vitamin D to fetus during pregnancy

Plotting the placental protein NRK: Understanding the molecular evolution processes underlying placenta acquisition in eutherian ancestors

Placenta may hold clues for early autism diagnosis and intervention

Researchers discover how the placenta may be blocking SARS-CoV-2 transmission to babies during pregnancy

First study to detect Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 in maternal bloodstream and placenta in cases of stillbirth and pregnancy complications

BPA exposure of the placenta could affect fetal brain development