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Progesterone could increase live births in women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage

Research led by the University of Birmingham suggests that giving progesterone to pregnant women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage could increase their chances of having a baby. The PRISM trial, funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and co-ordinated by Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit in collaboration with Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research, is… Read More »

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Bleeding after menopause: Get it checked out

Bleeding after menopause can be disconcerting, but the good news is, more than 90% of the time it’s not caused by a serious condition, according to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine. That said, the study also reinforces the idea that postmenopausal bleeding should always be checked out by your doctor to rule out endometrial cancer,… Read More »

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Andexxa will go nationwide with FDA nod on Portola's commercial production of the bleeding antidote

Portola will finally see the commercial release of its universal bleeding reversal agent Andexxa, a milestone not only for the biotech but also for Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb, as well as Bayer and Johnson & Johnson, whose blood thinners rely on it as a bleeding antidote. The FDA this week approved Portola Phamaceutical’s second-generation Andexxa after being… Read More »

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