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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...

2014-04-29 08:37:18

CLEVELAND, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cervilenz Inc. is pleased to announce that a multicenter study evaluating the CerviLenz device as a screening tool for mid-pregnancy short cervical length is being presented today as a poster at the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) 2014 Annual Clinical Meeting in Chicago.(1) CerviLenz is a simple, disposable device that can be used in any healthcare setting to objectively measure vaginal cervical length....

2014-04-28 23:12:18

Companies are starting to think outside the box when it comes to perks for employees. As healthcare costs skyrocket, employers are incentivizing expectant women to participate in prenatal wellness programs. Such programs have been statistically proven to actually lower costs for employers by reducing the risk of premature births. As an example, many companies are now giving employees A Year of Diapers as part of their maternity benefits package. This is not only a generous perk, but...

2014-04-25 09:21:12

Pregnant immigrants from Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Caribbean islands may require increased monitoring during pregnancy, according to new research from St. Michael's Hospital. The study, published today in the British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, assessed the differences in preeclampsia and eclampsia rates among immigrants and native-born women in six high-immigration countries – Australia (Victoria), Canada (Ontario), Denmark, Sweden, Spain (Catalonia and Valencia)...

2014-04-24 08:35:21

As A Divisional Sponsor, RMANJ Will Support the March of Dimes Walk for Babies on April 27 to Support One Healthy Baby at a Time BASKING RIDGE, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey (RMANJ), global leaders in infertility care, is pleased to announce that it is a divisional sponsor with the March of Dimes for 2014. "Our mission of one healthy baby at a time is well aligned with the goals of the March of Dimes," said Dr. Richard T. Scott Jr., a...

2014-04-23 12:31:12

National initiative raises funds for March of Dimes® efforts to help moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. SAN ANTONIO, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Pharmacal Company continues for the fifth consecutive year as a national sponsor of March for Babies®, the March of Dimes® premier fundraising event. The March of Dimes is a leading nonprofit organization committed to helping moms have full-term pregnancies and healthy babies. This year's March for Babies event...


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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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