Novel device that prevents preterm birth developed in Israel

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Aug 03, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area
Novel device that prevents preterm birth developed in Israel

A team of Israeli doctors and engineers have developed a simple yet smartly structured medical device designed to prevent premature birth, the most common, catastrophic and costly problem in obstetrics.
One in ten babies are at risk of being born prematurely, amounting to 15 million world wide according to the World Health Organization. Babies that are born prematurely are at risk of death and long-term disability due to complications from their birth. Moreover, the burden on healthcare facilities and families is enormous, and medicine currently has no effective working solution.

Full Story (The Jerusalem Post)


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