News tagged with pregnancy loss
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.
Health Oct 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have discovered an enzyme that acts as a 'fertility switch', in a study published in Nature Medicine today. High levels of the protein are associated with infertility, while low levels make a woman more likely ...
Medical research Oct 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at St. Michael's Hospital have discovered a new function for an enzyme that may protect against organ injury and death from anemia.
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
As a noninvasive method of determining the sex of a fetus, tests using cell-free fetal DNA obtained from the mother's blood after 7 weeks gestation performed well, while urine-based tests appear to be unreliable, according ...
Health Aug 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Ovarian stimulation undertaken by women of advanced maternal age receiving fertility treatment may be disrupting the normal pattern of meiosis -- a critical process of chromosome duplication followed by two specialized cell ...
Other Jul 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Women undergoing fertility treatment are more likely to give birth to a live baby after ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) if they are younger than 38 and 11 or more eggs have been retrieved from their ovaries in one ...
Medical research Jul 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A virus that causes hearing loss and intellectual disabilities in infants is being underdiagnosed, according to UNSW researchers, who are calling for routine screening for all pregnant women and newborns.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Compared with women whose weight remained stable, body mass index gains between the first and second pregnancy were associated with an increased risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in the second pregnancy. But losing weight ...
Health May 23, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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