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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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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.

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-led research team has developed a simple blood test for pregnant women that shows, with 75-80 percent accuracy, which pregnancies will end in premature birth.

A Stanford-led research team has developed a simple blood test for pregnant women that shows, with 75-80 percent accuracy, which pregnancies will end in premature birth.