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Aspirin could prevent miscarriages

25th October 2012

A leading doctor has suggested thousands of women are needlessly suffering repeated miscarriages when a blood test and daily aspirin could solve their ‘sticky blood’ syndrome.

Speaking at the Aspirin Foundation conference in London, Professor Graham Hughes from London Bridge Hospital said the simple blood test can identify the problem and a daily lose dose aspirin can lead to a successful pregnancy. A fifth of women who suffer repeated miscarriages have a medical condition that means their blood is too thick and sticky, which starves the baby of oxygen and can trigger late pregnancy loss.


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