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2014-05-20 12:33:07

- Company Reinforces Commitment to Pipeline Advancement and Scientific Excellence - WARRINGTON, Pa., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced that it has strengthened its scientific leadership. Effective immediately, Steve Simonson, M.D., M.H.S. has joined the Company as Vice President, Clinical Development, and Lawrence Weinstein has...

2014-05-20 11:15:39

The Lancet A major new Series of papers, published today [Tuesday 20 May] in The Lancet, presents the clearest picture to date of progress and challenges in improving newborn survival around the world, and sets targets that must be achieved by 2030 in order to ensure every newborn has a healthy start. The research is led by Professor Joy Lawn, at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Save the Children, UK, with Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta at the Hospital for Sick...

2014-05-19 00:20:14

Launch Marks One-Year Anniversary of Ohio Research Collaborative to Learn Unknown Causes of Prematurity CINCINNATI, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new program to support families with sick and premature babies hospitalized immediately after birth was unveiled at University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) today. UCMC is a partner in the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center--Ohio Collaborative, a unique, team-based research initiative that brings together the brightest...

2014-05-13 16:11:38

UTMB Health Researchers exposed fetal membranes to cigarette smoke, triggering premature aging of placenta A new study by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is the first to show that premature aging of the placenta due to oxidative stress is the cause of many preterm births. The study appears today in the American Journal of Pathology. Researchers took fetal membranes, exposed them to oxidative stress in a lab setting (specifically cigarette smoke...

2014-05-08 08:32:19

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard in respiratory critical care, today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014, as well as recent business updates. The Company will host a conference call today, May 8, 2014 at 9:00 AM ET. Key highlights include: -- Reported an operating loss of $10.8 million and net cash outflows before...

2014-05-07 12:29:32

New test supports the March of Dimes® mission to help all moms have full-term pregnancies TREVOSE, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, e.p.t(®) - creator of the original home pregnancy test - announced the introduction of the e.p.t(TM) Preconception Health Test, a revolutionary new product that once again puts women in control of their personal health. The test is the first of three new products that will launch this year under the e.p.t(TM) Family Planning Solutions brand....

2014-05-07 08:32:19

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a new patent and Notices of Allowance for patents covering critical aspects of its KL4 surfactant and drug delivery technology platform. The Company announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 8,701,658 entitled...

2014-05-06 08:34:07

WARRINGTON, Pa., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Laboratories, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSCO), a specialty biotechnology company dedicated to advancing a new standard of respiratory critical care, will report first quarter 2014 financial results on May 8, 2014 before the open of the U.S. financial markets. The Company will host a live teleconference and webcast at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time that same day. During the conference call, Discovery Labs' management will discuss the 2014 first...

2014-05-06 08:33:39

- Medela Expands Neonatal Services and Solutions to Support More At-Risk Infants - MCHENRY, Ill., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medela today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire the enteral feeding assets of Acacia, Inc., a Brea, Calif.-based company that designs and produces a line of high-quality neonatal feeding devices. The acquisition, which is expected to be finalized in the coming weeks, further expands Medela's commitment and leadership in feeding solutions for...

2014-05-05 11:27:52

Supine sleeping, which reduces risk of sudden infant death syndrome, less common among preterm infants than babies born on time Since 1994, parents have been urged to put their babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). It appears many caregivers have not gotten the message, and health care providers have not done enough to educate families. Rates of supine sleeping (being placed on the back for sleep) are as low as 50 percent in some...


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2011-04-28 17:02:45

Labor Induction is a process of giving an artificial start to birth with medical intervention or other methods. When an induction is not performed for emergency or other medical reasons, the method is considered an elective process. The decision to induce labor has increased in recent years due to its convenience or because it easily accommodates busy schedules. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, however, say that labor should only be induced when it is more risky...

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