Tag: premature birth

Biomarker, Innovation

First biomarker evidence of DDT-autism link

August 16, 2018

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Researchers identified 778 cases of childhood autism among offspring born from 1987 to 2005 to women enrolled in the Finnish Maternity Cohort, representing 98 percent of pregnant women in Finland. They matched these mother-child pairs with control offspring of mothers […]

Innovation, Research

New blood test can reliably predict premature birth

June 8, 2018


Researchers from Stanford University in the US have collaborated with international scientists to develop new blood tests for pregnant women that can predict premature birth and determine the gestational age of a foetus. The new approach is less expensive than […]