Tag Archives: WOMB

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss

Gene therapy in the womb could cure rare untreatable brain disorder that causes seizures, memory loss and lack of speech Angelman syndrome can be spotted in unborn babies in the first trimester It causes seizures, memory loss, learning disabilities, lack of speech – and there is no cure or treatment The syndrome is caused by one… Read More »

Heart disease may begin in the WOMB

Heart disease may begin in the WOMB: The children of pregnant women with pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes or a smoking habit are more at risk of the condition in later life Adults who had low oxygen exposure in the womb are more at risk Show red signs for heart disease, such as high blood pressure or… Read More »