• New Drug Could Save Many New Mothers' Lives: WHO

    4 monthes ago - By Web MD

    Each year, about 70,000 women worldwide die due to severe bleeding after childbirth, which also increases the risk of babies dying in their first month of life. Currently, the WHO recommends an injection of oxytocin be offered to all women giving birth vaginally.
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  • Heat-Stable Carbetocin Equals Oxytocin for Postpartum Hemorrhage

    Heat-Stable Carbetocin Equals Oxytocin for Postpartum Hemorrhage

    4 monthes ago - By Medscape

    A new form of carbetocin that can be stored in wide-ranging conditions is a viable alternative to oxytocin to prevent hemorrhage after childbirth, from which an estimated 70,000 women worldwide die every year.
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  • Revamped drug could save the nearly 70,000 new mothers who die from bleeding every year

    Revamped drug could save the nearly 70,000 new mothers who die from bleeding every year

    4 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    The medication may also save babies who are at an increased risk of death in the first month after their mothers bleeding, according to a study by the World Health Organization .
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