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"Diagnosis" Breakthrough May Hold the Key to Preventing Miscarriages, St. Mary's Hospital Study



7/6/2011 8:57:38 AM

A NEW technique to help predict which pregnant women are likely to suffer a miscarriage could lead to new ways of rescuing pregnancies, experts believe. There is currently no way of telling which women who show early signs of miscarriage will go on to lose their baby, meaning they may undergo unnecessary tests and treatment. But researchers in the UK have now discovered a reliable method of predicting what will happen to them. They said the development should mean that, in many cases, unnecessary tests are avoided, while the technique could also help develop more effective ways of stopping women losing their babies.

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