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Use of alcohol-free antibacterial mouth-rinse is associated with decrease in preterm...

SAN FRANCISCO (February 11, 2011) -- In a study to be presented today at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine's (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting ™, in San Francisco, researchers will present findings that show that use of non alcoh...

New research helps explain how progesterone preventspreterm birth

SAN FRANCISCO, FEB. 10, 2011 -- Research presented today at the 31st Annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) -- The Pregnancy Meeting™ has found that three proteins known as XIAP, BID, and Bcl-2 are responsible in part for ...

CWRU nurse researcher finds prescribed bed rest has down side for...

Despite lack of evidence about bed rest's effectiveness, doctors annually prescribe it for roughly 1 million pregnant women to delay preterm births. Judith Maloni, professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve Uni...

Successful periodontal therapy may reduce the risk of preterm birth, according...

PHILADELPHIA -- - A collaboration led by a periodontal researcher from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has found a possible link between the success of gum-disease treatment and the likelihood of giving birth prematurely, a...

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