Latest Ectopic pregnancy Stories

2011-05-26 13:42:29

Caffeine reduces muscle activity in the Fallopian tubes that carry eggs from a woman's ovaries to her womb.

2011-05-26 06:50:34

A new study suggests adding just a few more weeks to a woman's pregnancy can cut a baby's risk of death in half even if the pregnancy has reached "term".

2011-03-29 20:08:37

A retrospective study of women who became pregnant while using intrauterine devices shows that more than half of the IUDs were malpositioned.

2011-02-16 16:41:29

A long, urgent search for proteins in the blood of pregnant women that could be used in early diagnosis of ectopic pregnancy (EP) has resulted in discovery of biomarkers that seem to be specific enough to begin testing in clinical trials.

2011-01-12 08:51:00

RALEIGH, N.C., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the CDC, more than 650,000 women a year elect to undergo tubal sterilization, some of whom will eventually regret their decision due to a life change or simply a change of heart.

2011-01-11 14:25:57

Women who have had chlamydia are at greater risk of an ectopic pregnancy because of a lasting effect of the infection.

2010-12-03 06:25:00

Though pregnancy-related deaths in the United States remains relatively rare, the national rate of women dying due to pregnancy complications is growing, a government study has recently found.

2010-11-04 14:37:52

Researchers may have identified a promising novel diagnostic biomarker for ectopic pregnancy.

2010-08-06 12:45:00

Doctors say that women who have had a miscarriage do not need to wait before trying to get pregnant again.

2009-10-01 16:17:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Mirena (levonorgestrel intrauterine system) to treat heavy menstrual bleeding in women who use intrauterine contraception as their method of pregnancy prevention.

Word of the Day
  • To play, gamble.
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  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.