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March 2019

March 23, 2019

Sands have funded research which has found that a simple blood test to measure bile acids in the blood can provide information about the risk of stillbirth for pregnant women with a common liver disorder called Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy or ICP.  The research was carried out by teams based at King’s College London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation Trust.  This discovery means that pregnant women can now be targeted to receive the right care to keep themselves and their baby safe.

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