Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects, study suggests

Researchers from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney call the news "a double breakthrough".
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Condition:   Spontaneous Abortion Intervention:   Procedure: sFlt-1 measurement & placental Doppler Sponsor:   Orthogyn Medical Center, Bulgaria Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Among women with a history of miscarriage or subfertility, the prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism is about 20% when using a TSH cutoff of 2.5 mIU/L.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news
Authors: Rao M, Yang Z, Su C, Zhao Z, Wan R, Liu J, Yao Y, Su Z, Wang K, Tang L, Zhao S Abstract BACKGROUND: Maternal subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is a risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes. However, it is still unclear whether SCH affects male fertility. The aim of this study was to determine the association between paternal SCH and clinical outcomes after in vitro fertilization/intracytoplasmic sperm injection (IVF/ICSI). METHODS: This retrospective study included 2511 couples with paternal euthyroidism (n=2282) or SCH (n=229) who visited our clinic for infertility treatment between April 1, 2017 and...
Source: Thyroid : official journal of the American Thyroid Association - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Thyroid Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We designed KPOS to identify the determinants of pregnancy-related outcomes, and it may provide effective strategies for the prevention of pregnancy complications in Korean pregnant women. PMID: 32595182 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Journal of Epidemiology - Category: Epidemiology Tags: J Epidemiol Source Type: research
Conclusion: However, practical implementation and referring patients to dentists were less. The gynecologists were aware of the facts but failed to execute at the clinical level. Thus, this bilateral interdisciplinary protocol can thus reduce the incidence of maternal and neonatal complications.
Source: Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology - Category: Dentistry Authors: Source Type: research
The loss of a baby, whether through miscarriage or stillbirth, is something women may carry with them all their lives. Yet it remains a taboo subject, with many often suffering in silence.
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This study aimed to evaluate perinatal outcomes in women with a history of recurrent pregnancy loss. Study Design Retrospective cohort study of singleton and nonanomalous gestations at ≥ 20 weeks who delivered at our academic institution. The exposed group was defined as women with a history of ≥ 2 consecutive spontaneous abortions (SABs) at 
Source: American Journal of Perinatology - Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Tags: SMFM Fellowship Series Article Source Type: research
nning N, Robinson L, Ross J, Sizer A, Small R, Underwood M, Kilby MD, Daniels J, Thangaratinam S, Chan S, Boelaert K, Coomarasamy A Abstract OBJECTIVE: To describe the prevalence of and factors associated with different thyroid dysfunction phenotypes in women who are asymptomatic preconception. DESIGN: Observational cohort study. SETTING: A total of 49 hospitals across the United Kingdom between 2011 and 2016. PARTICIPANTS: Women aged 16 to 41years with history of miscarriage or subfertility trying for a pregnancy. METHODS: Prevalences and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were estimated using the...
Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
IJERPH, Vol. 17, Pages 4665: Caesarean Section on Maternal Request: An Italian Comparative Study on Patients’ Characteristics, Pregnancy Outcomes and Guidelines Overview International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph17134665 Authors: Luisa Masciullo Luciano Petruzziello Giuseppina Perrone Francesco Pecorini Caterina Remiddi Paola Galoppi Roberto Brunelli In recent years, the rate of caesarean sections has risen all over the world. Accordingly, efforts are being made worldwide to understand this trend and to counteract it effectively. Several factors have been...
Source: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health - Category: Environmental Health Authors: Tags: Article Source Type: research
The objective of the study was to describe factors affecting the health of the Roma living in Slovakia, with an emphasis on the sexual and reproductive health of Roma women, and report on the results of analysis of high-risk pregnancies of Roma women in the district of Rimavská Sobota, Slovakia. METHODS: A retrospective study of medical documentation was used. The results were analyzed using the absolute and relative frequencies. Statistical methods were used. RESULTS: A total of 1,256 high-risk pregnancies were analyzed, of which 622 (49.52%) were in Roma women. The average age of Roma respondents was lower...
Source: Central European Journal of Public Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Cent Eur J Public Health Source Type: research
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