Published in Women's Health Weekly, January 29th, 2004
Around 10% to 15% of pregnancies result in miscarriage, with no treatment available to prevent fetal loss and no biological markers to identify women at high risk. Macrophage inhibitory cytokine 1 (MIC 1) plays an important part in the immune system and is found in high concentrations at the interface between mother and fetus during pregnancy. Stephen Tong and colleagues from Monash University, Melbourne, and University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, investigated whether MIC1 plays a part in...
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