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A study involving pregnant women has been stopped immediately at a Dutch university after an increased risk of death and adverse effects for the baby after birth were revealed in the interim results. more

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Specialty pharmaceutical company, Alliance Pharma, has announced that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has approved the UK marketing authorisation application for Diclectin. more

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Specialty pharmaceutical company, Alliance Pharma, has revealed that following discussions with the MHRA and the CHM, the marketing authorisation application for Diclectin is now considered approvable. more

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Taking ibuprofen in early pregnancy may have an impact on the development of the foetal ovaries, according to new research published in the journal Human Reproduction. more

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Antiepileptic drugs and the potentially harmful effects on unborn children has hit the headlines as a survey reveals many women have not received the new safety warnings about the dangers of taking it during pregnancy. more

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A new study led by the University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with the Universities of Warwick, Sheffield and Liverpool, has revealed that treating obese pregnant women with a diabetes drug does not stop their babies from being born overweight. more

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Danish biotech company MinervaX has initiated a Phase I clinical trial with its Group B Streptococcal (GBS) vaccine candidate, GBS-NN, targeting pregnant women for the prevention of life-threatening infections in newborns. more

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Researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre at the University of Edinburgh are saying that prolonged use of paracetamol during pregnancy may reduce testosterone production in unborn boys. more

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