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Latest 29th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Stories

2009-01-29 23:01:00

March of Dimes Awards Abstract at SMFM Meeting. SAN DIEGO, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research that may explain why taking progesterone to prevent preterm birth is only effective for some women was unveiled today at the 29th Annual Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) meeting - The Pregnancy Meeting(TM). The drug, 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone caproate (or 17P), a synthetic form of the progesterone hormone naturally produced during...


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baudekin
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'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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