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Simple swab to tell which twins are really at risk of premature birth

A test developed by teams from Tommy’s London Research Centre can help predict whether twins will be born prematurely, a newly published study has found*.  Half of twin pregnancies end in premature births,

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Traditional vegetable diet lowers the risk of premature babies

It turns out we should follow our parent’s advice when we’re thinking about becoming parents ourselves, with a study finding eating the traditional ‘three-veggies’ before pregnancy lowers the risk of

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Length of pregnancy alters the child’s DNA

Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have, together with an international team, mapped the relationship between length of pregnancy and chemical DNA changes in more than 6,000 newborn babies. For