ST. LOUIS - The Missouri federal judge overseeing the NuvaRing multidistrict litigation on Oct. 8 ordered that all cases be held in abeyance until Dec. 31 and rescheduled the first "pool" trial from January to April (In Re: NuvaRing Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 1964, No. 4:08-md-1964, E.D. Mo., E. Div.).