Tag: "miscarriage" at medical news
Ulcer Drug Linked To Birth Defects
... pregnancy. However, the drug does not alwayscause miscarriage
and children born to mothers who have taken misoprostol aremore likely to have Mobius syndrome than women who have not taken the drug. The case control study compared the frequency of misoprostol use during thefirst trimester between mothers of 96 Br...
Early Medical Abortion With Mifepristone (RU 486) And Misoprostol Is Highly Acceptable To American Women
...wasnoninvasive, and that it seemed natural, like a miscarriage
or menses. Otherreasons given included favorable features of the study, such as good medicalcare, no insurance problems, and that it was free; that the method was safe,with a low risk of complications and side effects; and that it seemed easier,simp...
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Prenatal Program Pushes the Frontiers of Diagnosis From the Second Trimester Into the First
...16 or 17 weeks. There is a higherbaseline risk for miscarriage
at 10 and 11 weeks, which is around the time we'redoing CVS," said Dr. Williams. "If we subtract the baseline risk for having amiscarriage from the observed loss rate at the time of the procedure -- for bothCVS and amniocentesis -- the difference is ...
UF Researcher Explores Complex Relationship Between Smoking And Fertility
...gs, difficulties becomingpregnant, higher rates of miscarriage
and lower birth weights. Smoking during pregnancy is responsible for an estimated $1.4 to $2billion in health complications, according to the U.S. Centers for DiseaseControl. The good news, however, is that the rate of smoking amongexpectant ...
Semiconductor Plants May Be A Danger To The Health Of Employees
... Since 1988 there have been three major studies of miscarriage
rates in theAmerican chip-making industry. These suggest that women who become pregnantwhile working in semiconductor plants are between 40 per cent and 100 per centmore likely to suffer spontaneous abortions than pregnant women who do not workin the...
Bacterial vaginosis seems to affect miscarriage in early pregnancy
Influence of bacterial vaginosis on conception and miscarriage
in the first trimester: cohort study Bacterial v...e vagina caused by bacteria, increases the risk of miscarriage
in the early stages of pregnancy, say researchers in this week's BMJ. In their study of over 850 wo...
University of Chicago study finds therapy to prevent miscarriage is not helpful
...iversity of Chicago study finds therapy to prevent miscarriage
is not helpfulA treatment commonly used by physici...regnancy. The meaninterval between conception and miscarriage
was 8.9 weeks in the treatment groupand 6.2 weeks in the control group, and six of the treated women...
Oral diabetes drug shows promise in preventing miscarriage in common infertility disorder
...etformin appears to reduce the likelihood of early miscarriage
in women with a common form of female infertility, according to a study funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). The study appears in the February issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. ...
Antibody may be risk factor for stroke in young women
...hese antibodies are also associated with recurrent miscarriage
and low platelet counts. Women with these problems are also tested for them. Further research on the risk and benefits of blood-thinning drugs in people with aPL must be performed before a stroke prevention plan can be set in this population, she n...
Maternal fever in early pregnancy not associated with fetal death
...ges of pregnancy is probably not a risk factor for miscarriage
or stillbirth. Increased maternal body temperatu...re recorded. Around 5% of pregnancies resulted in miscarriage
or stillbirth, and just under 20% of pregnant women had one or more fever episodes in the first 16 w...
System failure at heart of child abuse case disasters
... our courts, to see that this does not result in a miscarriage
of justice, he concludes....
Taking painkillers during pregnancy increases risk of miscarriage
...or aspirin during pregnancy increase their risk of miscarriage
by 80 per cent, finds a study in this week's BMJ. ...e of NSAIDs during pregnancy increased the risk of miscarriage
by 80%. The risk was much higher when NSAIDs were taken around conception or were used for longer th...
Study suggests possible clue to miscarriage
...ugh in most cases low MIC1 concentrations preceded miscarriage
by several weeks. Stephen Tong comments: "In vie...nancy loss. If a causal link between low MIC 1 and miscarriage
is confirmed, then MIC 1, or its synthetic analogues, might be useful in prevention of miscarriage."...
Post-mortem drug test errors
... administered by him. "I think that was a horrific miscarriage
of justice," says Karch. In his testimony for the defence, he argued that it was impossible to say from post-mortem measurements whether she had even died of an overdose, let alone at the hands of her husband. We need to get this information out ther...
Bite-marks giving false impression
...lse match which in a real case could have led to a miscarriage
of justice. Gould and Cardoza wouldn't tell New Scientist how many of these errors there were. It seems likely that such errors would be much more frequent in real cases. In the study, the experts were given ready-made overlays, so they did not hav...
Pregnancies ending in abortion do not increase the risk of developing breast cancer
...r for women who have had a pregnancy that ended in miscarriage
or induced abortion. The Collaborative Group ... for women who had had a pregnancy that ended as a miscarriage
and 0.93 for women who had had a pregnancy that ended as an induced abortion, indicating no increase...
Small uterine fibroids may be linked with increased risk of miscarriage, early study results show
...ds are significantly more associated with having a miscarriage
than larger ones. Moreover, it appears that presence of fibroids is uniformly associated with miscarriage
throughout early pregnancy. Hartmann recently presented the pilot study findings at the 2004 Annua...
New treatments for infertility are unjustified
Women with recurrent miscarriage
and infertility are undergoing tests and treatment...based on the speculation that women with recurrent miscarriage
and infertility have raised levels of NK cells. As a result, many women are offered powerful treatme...