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Faculty of 1000 reviewers examine a study from New Zealand on whether prolonged exposure to the father's semen protects new mothers against pre-eclampsia and having an undersized baby.
TAU develops innovative algorithms to combat growth restrictions before birth -- for healthy hearts.
Canadian scientists say they've discovered a specific protein plays a critical role in regulating intrauterine growth and lung maturation. University of Montreal researchers, led by Professor Sylvain Meloche, say their findings show the loss of protein kinase Erk3 in mice leads to fetal growth restriction and early neonatal lethality caused by respiratory distress. The scientists said respiratory distress syndrome is a serious complication in premature and intrauterine growth-restricted...
The protein kinase Erk3 plays a critical role in intrauterine growth and lung maturation.
Women with epilepsy who have seizures during pregnancy appear more likely to give birth to pre-term, small or low-birth-weight babies than women without epilepsy, according to a new report.
Pregnancy risks involved with smoking mothers can be reduced if women are able to kick the habit early in the pregnancy.
Researchers at North Carolina State University have found that intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR), which results in low birth weight and long-term deleterious health effects in cloned swine, is linked to a type of gene - known as an imprinted gene - found only in placental mammals.
Complications in early pregnancy or in previous pregnancies can predict the likelihood of further problems in current or subsequent pregnancies, according to research carried out by an international group of experts.
Protherics PLC Additional "DEEP" study analyses and new mechanistic data presented at major conference London, UK; Brentwood, TN, US; 24 September 2008 - Protherics PLC ("Protherics" or the "Company") the international biopharmaceutical company focused on critical care and cancer, today reports the findings of further analyses of data from its placebo-controlled phase 2b Digibind(R) (GSK) Efficacy Evaluation in Pre-eclampsia ("DEEP") study.
Key words: LEPTlN, PRE-ECLAMPSIA, DOPPLER FLOW VELOCIMETRY ABSTRACT Altered Dopplerflow velodmetry of the uterine arteries during the second trimester is correlated with the risk of developing pre- edampsia.
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