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Progesterone could increase live births in women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Research led by the University of Birmingham suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby. The PRISM trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and co-ordinated by Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit in collaboration with Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, is… Read More »

New CT imaging technique could help halt pre-term births

A new technique—electromyometrial imaging—can display a color-coded, three-dimensional picture of uterine contractions, potentially giving clues to early births. The new approach, developed by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Researchers say the importance of the technique is that the 3D pictures may help physicians identify contractions that could lead to… Read More »