Content about Preterm birth

July 18, 2012

For nearly 30 years, Kmart has been helping to improve the health of babies in partnership with the March of Dimes and, in 2012, the retailer raised $8 million to benefit the organization, bringing Kmart’s total contribution throughout the partnership to $106 million.

February 27, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration turned down an application for a topical reproductive drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals and Columbia Labs, the two companies said Monday.

January 23, 2012

A panel of experts at the Food and Drug Administration has declined to recommend approval for a topical drug for preventing premature birth in pregnant women, the drug's manufacturers said.

June 27, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted a regulatory approval application for a drug designed to prevent premature birth in pregnant women.

April 27, 2011

A drug designed to reduce the risk of premature birth among pregnant women has been submitted to the Food and Drug Administration for approval.

March 2, 2011

Kmart is continuing its support of the March of Dimes by collaborating with the organization for the 28th time.

February 18, 2011

An asthma drug widely available as a generic should not be used for preventing or treating preterm labor in pregnant women, the Food and Drug Administration warned.

February 11, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug for preventing preterm births.

January 5, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has extended by six months the market exclusivity of a lung disease drug for use in children.

December 17, 2010

More than 6% of women who gave birth in hospitals in the United States in 2008 had diabetes or developed gestational diabetes during pregnancy, according to a new analysis by the federal government's Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

December 6, 2010

An investigational drug made by Watson Pharmaceuticals and Columbia Labs reduced the risk of premature birth, according to results of late-stage clinical trial.

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