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2013-01-13 17:02:14

The Driscoll Firm, P.C., says it is evaluating potential injury claims involving the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD), including injuries that may have resulted from perforation of the uterus. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 St. Louis defective medical products lawyer John J. Driscoll announced today that his law firm is taking inquiries and reviewing potential injury claims arising from the Mirena intrauterine device (IUD). “The issues we are evaluating are whether a defect in...

2012-09-28 12:49:43

Single, non-invasive test can rule out a viable pregnancy Research: Accuracy of single progesterone test to predict early pregnancy outcome in women with pain or bleeding: meta-analysis of cohort studies Measuring progesterone levels in women with pain or bleeding during early pregnancy is a useful way to help discriminate between a viable and a non-viable pregnancy, finds a study published on bmj.com today. The results suggest that a low level of progesterone in these women can rule...

2012-09-20 23:00:40

Parker Waichman LLP is offering free legal advice to Mirena users who allege that the device caused serious side effects. Mirena is a hormonal intrauterine device (IUD); it is implanted inside the uterus for up to 5 years to prevent pregnancy. (PRWEB) September 20, 2012 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective medical devices, continues to offer free legal consultation to women who allege that they were injured due the...

2012-08-31 23:02:41

HowManyWeeksPregnantAmICalulator.com announces the release of the new pregnancy calculator. Thanks to some of the latest technological advancements and equipment, women can easily determine how many weeks pregnant they are. It´s as simple as using this new pregnancy calculator. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 01, 2012 Knowing what stage of the pregnancy a woman is in is an essential part of carrying a child. It can help a woman plan for her own health as well as the health of her child....

2012-07-04 01:44:28

Cigarette smoke reduces the production of a Fallopian tube gene known as "BAD", which helps explain the link between smoking and ectopic pregnancy. The finding, from scientists led by Drs Andrew Horne and Colin Duncan at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Reproductive Health in Edinburgh, UK, was described today at the annual meting of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) in Istanbul. Ectopic pregnancy - when the embryo implants outside the uterus and in...

2012-05-03 15:02:48

New study shows the hormone adrenomedullin plays significant role in tubal ectopic pregnancies Tubal ectopic pregnancy (TEP) is currently the leading cause of pregnancy-related deaths during the first trimester and a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM) shows that the hormone adrenomedullin (ADM) may help predict this condition. TEP is a condition where the fertilized egg implants in the fallopian...

2011-11-14 11:11:35

Mid-pregnancy test predicts late-pregnancy complication; High blood pressure during pregnancy spells trouble later in life Highlights:     A test done mid-pregnancy accurately predicts which women will later develop preeclampsia, a late-pregnancy disorder characterized by high blood pressure and excess protein in the urine. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious -- even fatal -- complications for a pregnant woman and her baby.     Women with high...

2011-10-21 09:15:28

Violent deaths are outpacing traditional causes of maternal mortality, such as hemorrhage and preeclampsia, and conflicts with intimate partner are often a factor, researchers report. "We found that the mortality rate from homicide and suicide were more common than what we think of as traditional causes of maternal mortality," said Dr. Christie L. Palladino, an obstetrician-gynecologist and educational researcher at Georgia Health Sciences University. "It's not what you want to read, but...

2011-10-14 09:57:11

The current ultrasound test to diagnose miscarriage in early pregnancy is based on limited evidence, raising questions about its reliability, according to a new paper published by researchers at Queen Mary, University of London. The researchers say that there is an urgent need to conduct a large-scale study for us to be confident that diagnosis of miscarriage is correct in every case using the ultrasound measurements. When a miscarriage is suspected, the standard test is an ultrasound...

2011-09-28 11:42:56

This hypothesis had never been proven before in humans, and it has been demonstrated by University of Granada researchers. Spontaneous abortion is estimated to affect 15 percent of women, mainly in the first trimester of pregnancy. Scientists at the University of Granada have confirmed that a low plasma level of copper and zinc in pregnant women may be a factor associated with spontaneous abortion, a hypothesis that had not been confirmed to date, and which had never been proven in humans...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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