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2009-05-09 16:39:03

Premature birth can happen to any woman anywhere and some 200 experts met in Seattle this week to discuss ways to help more of the early arrivals survive. Although technology helps save many preemies, more than 1 million die worldwide each year and an additional 3 million babies are stillborn, The Seattle Times reported Saturday. It happens to women in Seattle and Sri Lanka, said Dr.

2009-05-07 23:11:01

An estimated 3.2 million stillbirths occur worldwide each year, with 98 percent occurring in low- to middle-income countries, U.S.

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2009-03-03 06:42:34

For 1 in 3 babies that are stillborn doctors simply can’t find an explanation. In the U.S. 25,000 babies are stillborn every year.

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2008-11-10 10:40:08

Women with a history of serious mental illness are much more likely to have babies that are stillborn or die within the first month of life, new research reveals.

2008-09-24 06:00:29

By Susan Jurgelski It's a walk to remember. Share of Lancaster, a pregnancy- and infant-loss support group, will hold its sixth annual Walk to Remember, Sunday, at the Greenfield Corporate Center, Lancaster.

2008-07-15 18:00:13

By JAKE ARMSTRONG ATLANTA-Life was rolling along for Allie Brokhoff.

2008-06-26 12:03:21

OAKLAND, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Pregnant women who receive treatment for substance abuse early in their pregnancy can achieve the same health outcomes as pregnant women with no substance abuse, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the Journal of Perinatology.

2007-06-14 06:07:57

By Papantoniou, Nicolaos Katsoulis, Ioannis; Papageorgiou, Ioannis; Antsaklis, Aris Abstract Long QT syndrome is a rare but severe cardiac arrhythmia.

2006-08-14 11:54:36

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Getting medical care before pregnancy can help women with diabetes control their blood sugar early in pregnancy, and can also reduce the risk of some complications, a new study shows.

2006-07-12 16:34:59

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - Ultrasound technology is a safer and more accurate way to diagnose Rh disease than the standard technique of sampling fluid from a fetus to check for the blood problem, an international study showed on Wednesday.