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LABOR. Continued operation; work.
     2. The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership, and valued as equal to the capital of another.
     3. When business has been done for another, and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.
     4. Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

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Even if we did not sacrifice the uterine arteries in type III resection of the parametrium and perform a myomectomy, the risk of premature labor in radical trachelectomy is still higher than the risk without the procedure.
* Coverage of the Premature Labor (Tocolysis) pipeline on the basis of route of administration and molecule type.
Therapeutic options for premature labor include bedrest with hydration in combination with tocolytic drugs such as intravenous magnesium sulfate or [beta]-sympathomimetic agents including ritodrine and terbutaline.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Premature Labor (Tocolysis), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
The findings suggest that the onset of premature labor in the context of infection may have survival value.
There are reasons to hope that the COX2 inhibitors may stop premature labor, have anti-cancer effects, and prevent the progression of Alzheimer's disease.
Pregnant women who are admitted to the University of Chicago Labor and Delivery Suite for premature labor, and who agree to become a part of the study, intravenously receive either magnesium sulfate or another drug that is thought to be equally effective for stopping labor.
The panel recommends that two corticosteroid injections be given to women who are in weeks 24 to 34 of pregnancy, and who arrive at a hospital experiencing premature labor or are at risk of doing so.
[USPRwire, Fri Mar 27 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Premature Labor (Tocolysis) - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Premature Labor (Tocolysis)'s therapeutic pipeline.
"When there is an infection in the uterus, the onset of premature labor appears to have survival value," Romero said.
My pregnant patient who delivered her previous pregnancy at 28 weeks because of premature labor is now complaining of contractions at 20.3 weeks.
Doctors currently prescribe indomethacin to prevent premature labor.