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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.

2005-12-27 12:15:30

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - If Epstein-Barr virus (or EBV) -- the bug responsible for mononucleosis, among other ills -- is reactivated during pregnancy, it may lead to early labor or even stillbirth, according to a new report.

2005-12-13 14:35:00

Women older than 35 years and black women are more likely than other women to experience stillbirth, according to a report in the American Journal of Public Health.

2005-10-21 13:22:56

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The time needed to achieve pregnancy appears to affect the outcome of that pregnancy, Swedish researchers report.

2005-09-28 12:35:00

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer certain complications during pregnancy apparently run a higher risk of having a stroke later in life, according to findings reported Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Neurological Association in San Diego, California. Dr.

2005-08-19 22:30:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - There do not appear to be any adverse consequences for the mother or the developing fetus in pregnancies that occur despite the use of the so-called "morning after" pill levonorgestrel, new research shows.

2005-06-28 13:56:24

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The risk of fetal death in twin pregnancies is higher than previously estimated, a new study from the UK finds. The researchers suggest this danger could be eliminated by planning to deliver the babies by c-section at 32 weeks. Dr. Nicholas M.


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  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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