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Pregnant women need routine blood pressure checks Apr 25 2017

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women should get their blood pressure checked at each prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, a potentially fatal complication that can damage the kidneys, liver, eyes and brain, new U.S. guidelines say.

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Scientists develop fluid-filled artificial womb to help premature babies

LONDON, April 25 Scientists in the United States have developed a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device that could transform care for extremely premature babies, significantly improving chances of survival.

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Can playground design help reduce bullying?

(Reuters Health) - Playgrounds designed with risk-taking in mind may mean more pushing and shoving during recess, but they also might make kids less likely to feel bullied, a small experiment in New Zealand suggests.

Apr 25 2017

Swedish authorities says bird flu found at hen farm

STOCKHOLM An outbreak of H5N8 bird flu has been detected at a hen farm near the town of Nykoping in eastern Sweden, the country's board of agriculture said on Tuesday.

Apr 25 2017

Novartis to speed up bid for MS drug approval, changes target

ZURICH Novartis said on Tuesday it would accelerate its bid to win approval for its experimental multiple sclerosis (MS) drug BAF312 and said it was now targeting patients at an earlier stage of the neurological disease.

Apr 25 2017

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