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UAB Enrolls Nation’s First Patient in Phase III Drug Trial for Preeclampsia

UAB has enrolled the first patient in the United States in a Phase III clinical trial for a drug to treat preeclampsia in pregnant women that, if successful, would be a significant clinical breakthrough for reducing pre-term births and infant mortality.

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25-Hydroxy Vitamin D (25-OH Vitamin D) (Chemiluminescent Immunoassay)

Chemclin’s new Vitamin D assay provides components for in-vitro quantitative determination of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D (25-OH Vitamin D) in human serum by a competitive chemiluminescent assay method.

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Antibody to Treponema Pallidum (Anti-TP) (Chemiluminescent Immunoassay)

Chemclin’s Anti-TP assay provides components for in-vitro qualitative determination of Antibody to Treponema Pallidum (Anti-TP) in human serum or plasma by a double - antigen sandwich chemiluminescent assay method.

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Semi-automated and Fully Automated Chemiluminescent Immunoassay Systems

Chemclin provides a wide range of chemiluminescent immunoassays for in-vitro diagnosis, covering infectious diseases, tumor markers, thyroid functions, fertility, diabetes, liver fibrosis and other panels. Most of them are CE certified and all of them are designed for both the semi-automated (Chemclin®100) and fully automated (Chemclin®600) chemiluminescent immunosystems in quantitative and qualitative determinations.

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Preeclampsia May Share Cause with Disorders Such as Alzheimer’s

New research has identified a potential cause of and a better diagnostic method for preeclampsia, one of the most deadly and poorly understood pregnancy-related conditions in the world.

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Letrozole May Help Women with PCOS Become Pregnant

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The drug letrozole results in higher birth rates in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) than the current preferred infertility treatment drug, according to a nationwide study led by Penn State College of Medicine researchers.

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Sutures or Staples? the Best Choice for a C-Section

Settling a long-time debate, researchers show that sewing up a C-section skin incision with sutures leads to fewer complications than using surgical staples.

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Deploying Midwives in Poorest Nations Could Avert Millions of Maternal and Newborn Deaths

A modest increase in the number of skilled midwives in the world’s poorest nations could save the lives of a substantial number of women and their babies, according to new analyses by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Air Apparent: Using Bubbles to Reveal Fertility Problems

UC San Diego Health System’s doctors are the first fertility specialists in the county to use a new ultrasound technique to assess fallopian tubes by employing a mixture of saline and air bubbles that is less painful, avoids x-ray exposure and is more convenient to patients during an already vulnerable time.

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