Premature birth research and issues

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    Gene for premature birth found...
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    Premature birth gene 'discovered'
    14 April 2011 - Premature birth can be dangerous for the baby
     
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    Premies at risk of health problems...
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    Infancy health risk linked to early birth by research
    1 March 2012 - Babies born just a few weeks early have a slightly higher risk of health problems in infancy, research suggests.
     
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    The causes of premature birth are poorly understood...
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    Immunity clue to premature labour
    5 March 2013 - Calming the immune system will be a vital part of preventing premature labour, say UK academics.
     
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    The reason for premature birth is not well known but such babies need utter care and they tend to grow up quite different than other babies.
     
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    Music therapy seems to help pre-mature babies...
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    Tiny preemies get a boost from live music therapy
    16 May`13 — As the guitarist strums and softly sings a lullaby in Spanish, tiny Augustin Morales stops squirming in his hospital crib and closes his eyes.
     
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    An end to premature births?...
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    New Genetic Discovery May Eventually End Premature Birth
    September 08, 2017 | WASHINGTON — Researchers have found genetic mutations that affect whether a woman is likely to have her baby early or carry it to full term.
     

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