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Latest miscarriage Stories

2011-12-13 14:51:49

The largest ever study to assess the effects of malaria and its treatment in the first trimester of pregnancy has shown that the disease significantly increases the risk of miscarriage, but that treating with antimalarial drugs is relatively safe and reduces this risk.

2011-12-08 16:43:33

Stress in the second and third months of pregnancy can shorten pregnancies, increase the risk of pre-term births and may affect the ratio of boys to girls being born, leading to a decline in male babies.

2011-11-07 10:35:02

Promising research led by investigators at Hospital for Special Surgery may offer hope for women with lupus who once thought that pregnancy was too risky.

2011-10-21 05:29:26

A natural disaster can cause more than just physical damage. According to a recent study, assisted reproductive technology cycles from around the country show that both miscarriages and preterm births among ART patients increased in the months following Hurricane Katrina.

2011-10-19 13:01:58

Nearly one in six pregnancies end in miscarriage or stillbirth, but parents' losses are frequently minimized or not acknowledged by friends, family or the community.

2011-10-17 09:20:47

Scientists have discovered an enzyme that acts as a 'fertility switch', in a study published in Nature Medicine today.

2011-10-14 09:57:11

The current ultrasound test to diagnose miscarriage in early pregnancy is based on limited evidence, raising questions about its reliability.

2011-10-14 09:46:01

Current guidelines that help clinicians decide whether a woman has had a miscarriage are inadequate and not reliable, and following them may lead to the inadvertent termination of wanted pregnancies.

2011-09-28 11:42:56

This hypothesis had never been proven before in humans, and it has been demonstrated by University of Granada researchers.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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