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06 July 2011

New miscarriage predictions

Fertility researchers have developed an accurate way to predict which pregnancies are most likely to miscarry and say it could help target treatment at women who really need it.

British fertility researchers have developed an accurate way to predict which pregnancies are most likely to miscarry and say it could help target treatment at women who really need it.

"This research has, for the first time, offered us a robust tool to begin to attempt to rescue pregnancies threatening to miscarry, when currently all we can do is fold our hands and hope for the best," said Dr Kaltum Adam of Britain's St Mary's Hospital in Manchester, who led the study.

 
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