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New ultrasound technique shows potential for detecting preterm labour risk.


Premature births can mean low birth-weights and other medical problems for newborns, however, there are steps that doctors can take to reduce the chances of premature birth if early warning signs are detected.  Presently the tests for preterm labour risk are placental alpha microglobulin-1, fetal fibronectin testing and cervical length measurement via transvaginal ultrasound.  These new tests have been the

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