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Fetal RNA - mRNA and microRNA - has been detected in maternal blood as shown in this report. Here's a second report showing how fetus gives back to repair the maternal myocardium - fetal cells traffic to an injured maternal myocardium and undergo cardiac differentiation.
Saying protein in general helps to heal wounds is a very far step. Different proteins are essential for nearly every process that happens anywhere in your body. There is a range of proteins which is required specifically for wound healing. The first step of wound healing is blood clotting in order to close wounds. This uses several so-called clotting ...
I heard that as well and was skeptical at first, but apparently there IS science to support it- http://mblogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2011/11/21/helpful-mouse-fetuses-naturally-send-stem-cells-to-mom-to-fix-her-damaged-heart/ Officially found with mice, but it supports how some women that suffered damages while pregnant are sometimes found with their ...
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