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Feb 15, 2018

February is Black History Month, and a look at Southern Nevada's Past gives you some idea of how we got to where are today.

Dec 18, 2017

I’m not going to tell you what to do with your baby’s placenta after birth. If the doctor lets you have it, and you would like to encapsulate it, sauté it, or even ink it to make placenta prints, that is your decision to make. But you should at least know whether scientists have found any health benefits to consuming it.

Dec 11, 2017

Over the last several decades, human maternal placentophagy (postpartum ingestion of the placenta by the mother) has emerged as a rare but increasingly popular practice among women in industrialized countries seeking its many purported health benefits.

Dec 6, 2017

Placenta pills may be all the rage for new mothers in recent years, but their benefits may be more limited than many believe. A new study finds that women who practiced maternal placentophagy didn’t see any notable improvements when it came to their mood, ability to bond with their baby, or fatigue level.

Dec 6, 2017

Placenta pills may be all the rage for new mothers in recent years, but their benefits may be more limited than many believe. A new study finds that women who practiced maternal placentophagy didn’t see any notable improvements when it came to their mood, ability to bond with their baby, or fatigue level.

Dec 6, 2017

A study from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (USA), the first of its kind, shows that taking placental capsules has little or no effect on postpartum mood, mother-baby bonds or fatigue of the mother. Women and Birth magazine publishes the document.

Dec 6, 2017

As science teaches us, the human placenta is the organ responsible for metabolic exchanges between the mother and the fetus. It consists of a maternal part, or Basal Decidua, which develops from the maternal tissue, and from a fetal part, ie the corion frondosum that develops from the same blastocyst that forms the fetus.

Dec 6, 2017

Consuming the placenta (in pill form) after childbirth has been an increasingly popular trend in countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia and the United States. But a study by the University of Navada, Las Vegas, (UNLV) suggested it does not have as many health benefits as expected.

Dec 5, 2017

Eating the placenta brings minimal or no benefits , according to a new study conducted by the Nevada University of Las Vegas.

Dec 5, 2017

A new study conducted at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas shows that the intake of placenta capsules, popular among celebrities, has little or no effect on postpartum mood, maternal bonding or fatigue.

Dec 5, 2017

American stars are often promoters, even unaware, of new trends that over time tend to expand even in the rest of the world.

Dec 5, 2017

He had supported him strongly since the first delivery, but now a new study conducted at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas shows that eating his placenta is not good, as Kim Kardashian wanted to make believe.

Dec 5, 2017

There is no beneficial effect associated with the consumption of placenta.

Dec 5, 2017

Some say it would give a lot of energy and others who think it would be a possible cure for post-partum depression .

Dec 5, 2017

Eating the placenta has become a fashion among the stars, but it seems that there are no healthy benefits for this practice.

Dec 5, 2017

The fashion of eating the placenta after the birth is, chopped, dehydrated and reduced in capsules, has no clear benefits for new mothers.

Dec 5, 2017

A study recently conducted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, shows how the consumption of placenta in the form of capsules, has a reductive effect or null on maternal bond, on the postpartum mood, and it could be potentially harmful.

Dec 5, 2017

The fashion of eating the placenta after the birth is, chopped, dehydrated and reduced in capsules, has no clear benefits for new mothers.