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Preterm Labor and Birth

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The Branch promotes studies of factors affecting the initiation and completion of labor, as well as the physiology, endocrinology, and pharmacology of parturition. Of special concern are causes and prevention of premature labor, threatened and habitual pregnancy loss, prolonged and dysfunctional labor, and dystocia.

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