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Study finds mild thyroid dysfunction affects one in five women with a history of miscarriage or subfertility

Mild thyroid abnormalities affect up to one in five women with a history of miscarriage or subfertility, which is a prolonged time span of trying to become pregnant, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical … Continue reading

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High-strain physical activity associated with greater risk of very early pregnancy loss

In women with a history of miscarriage, higher levels of physical activity were associated with a greater risk of subclinical, or very early, pregnancy loss, according to new research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Among women with confirmed pregnancy, … Continue reading

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Recurrent miscarriage linked to chromosomal abnormalities

When a couple loses a pregnancy, and especially when the same couple loses multiple pregnancies, doctors are often at a loss to explain why. For about 40 to 60 percent of couples with recurrent miscarriage (RM), the condition remains unexplained, … Continue reading

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Sperm DNA damage may contribute to repeated miscarriages, study reports

Some cases of recurrent pregnancy loss may be caused by sperm DNA damage in the male partner, rather than by a problem in affected women, according to research presented at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting in New Orleans … Continue reading

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New podcast discusses “Coping with a miscarriage”

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, about 15 to 20 percent of pregnancies end in miscarriage. For couples, this can be a devastating event. Dealing with a miscarriage can cause a roller coaster of emotions, doubt and … Continue reading

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New research may explain some causes of infertility and miscarriage

A study in the journal Nature Cell Biology has uncovered information about a key stage that human embryonic cells must pass through just before an embryo implants. The research, led by UCLA biologist Amander Clark, could help explain certain causes of … Continue reading

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Low-dose aspirin may prevent recurrent miscarriage: Study

A study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism has found that taking a daily low-dose aspirin could help prevent a recurrence of miscarriage. The treatment appears to help boost live births in women with high levels of inflammation … Continue reading

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Miscarriage linked to PTSD

Women may be at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder following a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, suggests a new study. Researchers from Imperial College London say the findings suggest women should be routinely screened for the condition, and receive specific psychological support … Continue reading

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New podcast by Dr. Ziegler examines recurrent pregnancy loss

Recurrent miscarriage, also known as recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), is defined as two or more consecutive miscarriages, a miscarriage being the spontaneous loss of a clinically recognized pregnancy before the 20th week. The good news, though, is that about two-thirds of … Continue reading

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Miscarriage: separating fact from fiction

Do you think miscarriages are rare? You’re not alone. Most people think that—and they are wrong. Misconceptions about miscarriages are common, according to a survey of 1,000 adults. Those mistaken beliefs can make miscarriage even more painful for those who … Continue reading

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