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reduction

in the Scots law of civil remedies, the remedy to have a writing annulled. In lower courts it can only be done OPE EXCEPTIONIS, by way of defence.
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We wanted a girl, so how would we feel if we had selective reduction and found out that the ones we selected were girls?
Another woman told me that her selective reduction (a procedure used to terminate one or more fetuses in cases of multiple pregnancies, increasingly common with the use of infertility drugs and other assisted reproductive technologies as well as the desire to reduce the stress on women who don't want to carry multiples) wasn't an abortion, it was ordered by the doctor.
On her Web site she writes: "Many women don't realize that selective reduction is an option.
Selective reduction of triplets to twins or singletons was associated with later delivery and greater birth weight than in unreduced triplet pregnancies, according to results of a 10-year study.
Jamie said: "We were told that selective reduction meant aborting the baby with the Down's syndrome risk.
Selective reduction was performed to lessen the possibility of later complications.
Once medical management has failed, however, the only remedy is selective reduction.
The first result devolving from the above scenario is a likely salary freeze, generalized cost cutting, and a selective reduction in headcount.
ZELTIQ, a medical technology company, engages in developing and commercializing non-invasive products for the selective reduction of fat.
Selective reduction of CRP could offer a safer approach to treating patients who have chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, by potentially lowering the risk of infections, a common side effect of other anti-inflammatory drugs, such as TNF-alpha inhibitors.
The research comes after figures revealed that growing numbers of women expecting multiple pregnancies were resorting to selective reduction abortions to reduce the number of babies they would have.

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