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Stanford scientists have built a detailed picture of the biological clock of pregnancy, tracking thousands of metabolic markers throughout gestation.

Stanford scientists have built a detailed picture of the biological clock of pregnancy, tracking thousands of metabolic markers throughout gestation.

Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.

Taking benzodiazepines within 90 days before conception raises the risk of a life-threatening condition known as ectopic pregnancy, according to a study.

Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.

Living near an oil and gas well in California's San Joaquin Valley during pregnancy is linked to increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth, finds Stanford study.

A widely used antacid may help prevent premature births, new Stanford-UCSF research that used computing to match existing drugs with diseases suggests.

A widely used antacid may help prevent premature births, new Stanford-UCSF research that used computing to match existing drugs with diseases suggests.

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Rates of antibiotic use in newborns vary 27-fold between California hospitals without a medical reason for the large differences, a new study found.

Rates of antibiotic use in newborns vary 27-fold between California hospitals without a medical reason for the large differences, a new study found.

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Stanford obstetricians are using simulation training to help colleagues in Central America learn new techniques to treat childbirth emergencies.

Stanford obstetricians are using simulation training to help colleagues in Central America learn new techniques to treat childbirth emergencies.

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Stanford researchers are working to develop a diagnostic blood test that can accurately predict preeclampsia prior to the onset of clinical symptoms.

Stanford researchers are working to develop a diagnostic blood test that can accurately predict preeclampsia prior to the onset of clinical symptoms.

Using a lab model, Stanford researchers identified a type of developing brain cell that is profoundly changed by exposure to low oxygen levels.

Using a lab model, Stanford researchers identified a type of developing brain cell that is profoundly changed by exposure to low oxygen levels.

Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.

Using human embryonic stem cells to study nicotine's effect in development shows defects in cellular communication and longevity, say Stanford scientists.

Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.

Physician Justin Thompson offers guidance on the safety of exercising during pregnancy. Many non-contact activities are healthy.

A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.

A compilation of stories highlights the work of Stanford prematurity experts, who are advancing how we understand and predict premature birth.

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A Stanford physician argues pregnant women should be appropriately included in clinical research to improve their health and the health of their fetuses.

A Stanford physician argues pregnant women should be appropriately included in clinical research to improve their health and the health of their fetuses.