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Researchers identify a molecule which prevents preterm birth/labour.

Premature birth is the birth of a baby at less than 37 weeks gestational age.  Risk factors include diabetes, high blood pressure, being pregnant with more than one baby, being either obese or underweight, a number of vaginal infections, tobacco smoking, and psychological stress.  Premature birth is the world’s leading cause of infant death and the origin of potentially severe,

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