Research looks at nanotechnology to help prevent preterm birth
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February 4, 2016
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Research looks at nanotechnology to help prevent preterm birth

Using nanoparticles to engineer a special drug, a team of researchers from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has demonstrated in pre-clinical trials a new way to both reduce preterm birth and avoid the risks of medication in pregnancy to unborn babies.

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Dr. Eleazar Soto-Torres, assistant professor of obstetrics and gynecology, maternal fetal medicine, was named Physician of the Year at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center, where he also received the Physician Lifesaver Award for the impact of his care for moms and babies

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