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Latest Ectopic pregnancy Stories

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. A new study provides evidence for the first time of how chlamydia can increase the risk of an ectopic pregnancy. In an ectopic pregnancy the embryo implants outside the womb, generally in the Fallopian tube. Role of protein University researchers found that women who had had the sexually transmitted infection were more likely to produce a particular protein in their Fallopian...

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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. Researchers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that between 1998 and 2005, pregnancy-related death rates were 14.5 per 100,000 live births. And even though that number is quite low, it is higher than at any time in the past few decades, according to a Reuters report....

2010-11-04 14:37:52

Novel serum test may help diagnose early pregnancy location and outcome Researchers may have identified a promising novel diagnostic biomarker for ectopic pregnancy, according to a study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). In the western world, deaths from ectopic pregnancy are not common but in the developing world one in ten women who are admitted with an ectopic pregnancy die. An ectopic pregnancy is an abnormal...

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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. A study found that conceiving within six months offered the best chance for a healthy pregnancy. The findings, which were based on a study of 30,000 women, counter international guidelines that women should wait at least six months before trying again. Doctors wrote in the British Medical Journal that the study would help them reassure and advise patients. The researchers looked at...

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. This is the first intrauterine device approved by the FDA for this additional indication. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) Mirena was approved as a contraceptive by the FDA in 2000. It is...

2009-04-13 08:00:00

Expert Panel: Vaginal Progesterone Preferred for Luteal Support in ART PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Ferring Pharmaceuticals, a leader in the infertility market with the broadest portfolio of treatments in the U.S., today released a white paper titled, Recommendations on the Use of Vaginal Progesterone for Luteal-Phase Support in Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Procedures. The paper was drafted after an expert panel of renowned reproductive endocrinologists from the...

2008-09-09 15:00:00

By Marisa Duffy TO SPRAY or not to spray? Last week pregnant women were lumbered with another piece of research to weigh up. This time it concerned the use of perfume and scented lotion which has been linked to male infertility in rats. It comes hot on the heels of a steady stream of conflicting dos and don'ts for expectant mums. Annette Briley, a research midwife with Tommy's, a charity that provides expectant parents with information on pregnancy, was sceptical about the dangers of...

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2008-07-25 12:30:00

A new report on fertility methods suggests that the transfer of a single embryo into the uterus decreases the number of twin pregnancies without adversely affecting pregnancy outcomes. The authors stated that recent efforts have focused on transferring fewer embryos as a means of reducing the rising rate of twin pregnancies. Similar pregnancy outcomes have been seen in other studies, but a lower rate of twin births, after the transfer of a single embryo in women under the age of 37 years. Dr....

2007-10-08 09:00:47

Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ: IMMR), a leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, announces that Immersion Medical has introduced the OB/GYN surgical simulation module. The new module makes the LaparoscopyVR™ (LapVR™) surgical simulator http://www.immersion.com/medical/products/laparoscopy/ the only platform for laparoscopic training of three commonly performed OB/GYN procedures: ectopic surgical intervention, tubal occlusion, and salpingo-oophorectomy...