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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. Though the displacement may have occurred over time, a UT Southwestern Medical Center researcher suggests that routine sonograms after IUD placement would in the least confirm proper initial positioning. "Gynecologists typically do a pelvic and speculum exam after placing an IUD, but there's no sonogram involved," said Dr. Elysia Moschos, associate...

2011-03-05 11:26:36

Could blood group anomaly explain Tudor king's reproductive problems and tyrannical behavior?Blood group incompatibility between Henry VIII and his wives could have driven the Tudor king's reproductive woes, and a genetic condition related to his suspected blood group could also explain Henry's dramatic mid-life transformation into a physically and mentally-impaired tyrant who executed two of his wives.Research conducted by bioarchaeologist Catrina Banks Whitley while she was a graduate...

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2011-03-03 08:45:00

The depression and anxiety that result after a woman has a miscarriage can persist for many years, even if the mother goes on to have healthy offspring, according to a new study published online Thursday by the British Journal of Psychiatry. Using the University of Bristol's Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) as a basis for their studies, Dr. Emma Robertson Blackmore of the University of Rochester Medical Center and her colleagues analyzed more than 13,000 pregnant...

2011-03-02 00:00:25

NameLab With Tools for Choosing Baby Names Featured on Popular Parenting Site Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 1, 2011 Pregnancy is an exciting time for new moms- and dads-to-be, but it can also be confusing as the expectant mother sees changes in her body and needs to make decisions about everything - from what to eat to how to outfit a nursery. The popular parenting site FamilyEducation.com is jam-packed with tools, including a pregnancy timeline that allows pregnant women to track their...

2011-02-17 00:00:46

New York fertility clinic Center for Human Reproduction discovers a correlation between maternal autoimmunity and miscarriages due to genetic defects. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) February 16, 2011 New research by a New York fertility center discovered a correlation between maternal autoimmunity and miscarriages apparently caused by the embryos' genetic abnormalities. The finding suggests that when a woman miscarries, her autoimmunity (immunity against herself) may be the culprit, even when...

2011-02-02 01:15:31

Teenage girls and young women infected with HIV get pregnant more often and suffer pregnancy complications more frequently than their HIV-negative peers, according to new research led by Johns Hopkins investigators. A report on the multi-center study, based on an analysis of records from 181 patients with HIV, ages 13 to 24, treated at four hospitals over 12 years, will be published in the Feb. 2 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The findings are alarming for at least...

2011-01-24 15:36:03

Like humans, horses are prone to miscarriage.  In fact, about one in ten pregnancies results in miscarriage at a very early stage.  Some horses have a history of early miscarriages and it has become customary to treat them with a type of progestin known as altrenogest, although there have not been any studies to assess whether this actually improves the chances that the pregnancy will run to term.  The group of Christine Aurich at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna...

2011-01-11 00:00:42

Healthy babies and singleton pregnancies are best achieved from IVF following single embryo uterine transfer, whether with a fresh or frozen blastocyst. Reproductive Associates of Delaware "” A Center of Excellence for IVF "” reports that this high standard of IVF care has been achieved for a large percentage of their patients who struggle with infertility and miscarriage. Newark, DE (PRWEB) January 10, 2011 Reproductive Associates of Delaware (RAD) reports a successful...

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2010-12-31 10:40:00

Lighting up a cigarette or staying on the job while pregnant could increase a woman's risk of losing their child, claims a new study published earlier this month in the journal Human Reproduction. The case-control study, completed by researchers from Osaka University and the Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, studied the medical records nearly 1,300 Japanese women in order to determine the primary risk factors for what they dub "early spontaneous...

2010-12-02 15:20:08

Pregnancy loss and risk of cardiovascular disease: A prospective population-based cohort study (EPIC-Heidelberg) Recurrent miscarriage increases a woman's chance of having a heart attack fivefold in later life, indicates research published online in the journal Heart. Research indicates that miscarriage is one of the commonest complications of pregnancy, occurring in up to one in five pregnancies. The authors base their findings on more than 11,500 women who were taking part in the Heidelberg...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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