Conflict violence reduction and pregnancy outcomes: a regression discontinuity design in Colombia - Buitrago G, Moreno-Serra R.
BACKGROUND: The relationship between exposure to conflict violence during pregnancy and the risks of miscarriage, stillbirth, and perinatal mortality has not been studied empirically using rigorous methods and appropriate data. We investigated the associat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

STUDY: 82% of pregnant women who got vaccinated for covid during first and second trimesters suffered miscarriage
(Natural News) New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) inadvertently revealed that as many as 82 percent of pregnant women who get “vaccinated” for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) end up suffering a miscarriage. Entitled, “Preliminary Findings of mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine Safety in Pregnant Persons,” the paper contends with its words that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Repeat pregnancy loss will be focus of genetic study
The study will seek out now-invisible mutations and provide valuable insight into understanding and addressing unexplained cases of multiple miscarriages. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 6, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Emotional trauma of miscarriage on men is often overlooked
While many men want to support their partners, it is important to create space for them to grieve, too. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Source Type: news

DEPOPULATION ALERT: Shocking new study reveals covid vaccine TERMINATES 4 out of 5 pregnancies via "spontaneous abortions"
(Natural News) A shocking new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveals that when pregnant women are given covid vaccinations during their first or second trimesters, they suffer an 82% spontaneous abortion rate, killing 4 out of 5 unborn babies. This stunning finding, explained below, is self-evident from the data published in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The disproportionate burdens of the mifepristone REMS
Of the people who need abortion care in the United States every year, 75% are poor or living on low-incomes and approximately 60% are Black, Indigenous, and other people of color. Black, Indigenous, and other people of color face profound inequities in accessing essential health care as a result of a long history of systemic racism and discrimination. Accessing abortion is no different. Further, due to the stark racial disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity in the United States, Black and Indigenous people who cannot access the abortion care they need confront unconscionably elevated risks in carrying a pregnancy ...
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - June 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

What Types of New Therapies are Available for Cystic Fibrosis?
Discussion Cystic fibrosis (CF) was identified in 1938 by Dr. Dorothy Andersen who described 49 patients with pancreatic insufficiency. Since that time significant achievements in the knowledge about the disease and treatments for patients have changed the mortality from a few months to patients living into middle adulthood or even later. Quality of life for patients and their families and friends has also markedly improved. CF is the classic Mendelian autosomal recessive genetic disorder which is a worldwide disorder but affects people of north European ancestry more often where the main mutation is more common. There are...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - June 28, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

How do developing spinal cords choose 'heads' or 'tails'?
(Gladstone Institutes) Scientists at Gladstone Institutes have created an organoid--a three-dimensional cluster of cells grown in the lab--that mimics the earliest developmental steps of the nervous system in embryos. The organoid is the first to show how human spinal cord cells become oriented in an embryo, and could shed light on how environmental exposures or toxins can make this process go awry, causing early miscarriages and birth defects. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sympathy card aims to break miscarriage taboo
The charity has teamed up with high street chain the Card Factory to sell the card online and in UK stores. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kenya: After Three Miscarriages, Its Triple Joy As Woman Delivers Triplets
[Nation] Grace Wambui, 32, had already had three miscarriages. So it was quite a joyful surprise when she delivered identical triplets at Kerugoya Referral Hospital in Kirinyaga County. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 29, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

ED Presentations for Appendicitis, Miscarriage Down in Pandemic
FRIDAY, May 28, 2021 -- During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a decrease in presentations to the emergency department for appendicitis and miscarriage, according to a study published online May 25 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Time limit on lab-grown human embryos is relaxed by experts
International body paves way for key research as it lifts ban on growing embryos beyond 14 daysThe ban on growing human embryos in the lab beyond 14 days has been relaxed by an international body of experts, paving the way for research that could help to unpick issues ranging from why recurring miscarriages occur to improving IVF.The decades-old rule is laid down in the law in a number of countries, including the UK and Australia, and was previously stipulated in guidelines from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). These guidelines set out standards that are used by scientists, journals and research bo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Science correspondent Tags: Embryos Medical research Biology Science World news Source Type: news

ED visits for appendicitis, miscarriage fell sharply in first wave of COVID-19 pandemic
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) Emergency department visits for common conditions such as appendicitis, miscarriage, gallbladder attacks and ectopic pregnancy decreased markedly at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but patient outcomes were not worse, found research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) https://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.202821. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 25, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

5 Doctors speak out about coronavirus vaccines attacking women's reproductive health as a form of population control
(Natural News) All over the world, reports of the adverse effects of experimental Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are emerging. A number of these undesirable effects are exclusive to women and include menstrual problems like heavy bleeding, miscarriages and low breastmilk production. Now, five American doctors have come forward to discuss why many women are experiencing these problems after getting... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating polycystic ovary syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome is a hormonal disorder common among women of reproductive age. Complications can include infertility, gestational diabetes or pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, miscarriage or premature birth, and endometrial cancer. Signs and symptoms of polycystic ovary syndrome vary. A diagnosis is made when women experience at least two of these signs: Irregular periods.Elevated levels of male [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 11, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Why have sperm counts more than halved in the past 40 years?
Dr Shanna Swan, a professor of environmental medicine and public health at Mount Sinai school of medicine in New York City, talks toRachel Humphreysabout declining fertility in men. Over the past 40 years, average sperm counts among western men havemore than halved.She tells Rachel how certain chemicals can interfere with reproductive health. Phthalates, used to make plastic soft and flexible, are of particular concern. They lower testosterone,which can affect sperm count,though they are bad for women, too, and can increase the risk of miscarriage and premature birth. The reproductive crisis is serious, she says. We need t...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 9, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Presented by Rachel Humphreys with Shanna Swan. Produced by Lucy Greenwell and Axel Kacouti é. Executive producers Phil Maynard and Nicole Jackson. Introduced by Laura Murphy-Oates Tags: Fertility problems Health Reproduction Biology Society Science Men's health Women's health Plastics Source Type: news

UK now pushing pregnant women to take covid vaccines despite miscarriage, infertility risks
(Natural News) Following a recent back-pedal in the risk assessment of experimental mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, pregnant women in the U.K. are now being instructed by the publicly funded BBC that they “should be offered the COVID vaccine.” (Article by David McLoone republished from LifeSiteNews.com) At the end of April, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) updated... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EastEnders actress Lacey Turner calls for better miscarriage support
Lacey Turner has has two miscarriages and believes the current system needs reforming. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miscarriage rates over 40% higher in black women, study suggests
Everyone who has even one miscarriage should be offered tailored help and support, experts say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Woman's Weight Might Affect Her Odds for Miscarriage
FRIDAY, April 23, 2021 -- Overweight and underweight women have a higher risk of repeated miscarriages than those whose weight is average, a new study finds. Miscarriage is the most common complication of early pregnancy, occurring in 15% to 20% of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Reprogramming Females: Sterilization of most US girls and women is the next phase for mRNA vaccine "technology"
(Natural News) We’ve seen HPV vaccines cause spontaneous abortions, still births and miscarriages. Somehow, mothers still let their girls as young as nine get the deadly, maiming HPV jab. We’ve watched the vaccine industry insert human abortion cells into vaccines to conjure up severe immune reactions that are extremely dangerous, including to the reproductive system of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diquat poisoning in a pregnant woman resulting in a miscarriage and maternal death - Yu G, Cui S, Jian T, Kan B, Jian X.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Underweight and overweight women at higher risk of successive miscarriages
(University of Southampton) A new study has shown that underweight and overweight women are at a significantly higher risk of experiencing recurrent miscarriages compared to those of average weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Inheriting acquired traits requires trailblazer modifications to unfertilized eggs
(RIKEN) Researchers led by Azusa Inoue at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences in Japan have discovered a mark left behind in unfertilized egg cells that determine which DNA instructions will be inherited if the egg is fertilized. when these instructions are missing, enlarged placentas and miscarriages occur. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 7, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Why I Gave My Mosaic Embryo a Chance
‘It was like rolling the dice, except for someone you’ve never met.’ (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jacquelynn Kerubo Tags: In Vitro Fertilization Genetics and Heredity Embryos (Human) Tests (Medical) Disabilities Pregnancy and Childbirth Miscarriages Infertility Reproduction (Biological) Source Type: news

AHA News: When Her Heart Stopped After Her Dog Died, Doctors Said It Was Broken Heart Syndrome
TUESDAY, March 30, 2021 (American Heart Association News) -- Tess and Dan Kossow did all they could to have a child. When they turned to in vitro fertilization, their first attempt appeared to work. But then Tess had a miscarriage. " It was early... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 30, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Miscarriages skyrocket 366% in six weeks due to Covid vaccines
(Natural News) Official data released by the British government shows that Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) injections are killing unborn babies at an astounding rate. The latest Medicines and Healthcare produce Regulatory Agency’s (MHRA) Yellow Card Scheme report, dated Dec. 9, 2020, through March 7, 2021, reveals a whopping 366 percent increase in the rate of miscarriage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miscarriage Linked to Higher Risk for Premature Mortality
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- Spontaneous abortion is associated with an elevated risk for premature mortality, according to a study published online March 24 in The BMJ. Yi-Xin Wang, Ph.D., from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Progestogen for Threatened Miscarriage in the First Trimester Progestogen for Threatened Miscarriage in the First Trimester
Does the use of oral progestogen in women with threatened miscarriage in the first trimester reduce the miscarriage rate when compared with placebo?Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

New Zealand approves paid leave for parents after a miscarriage. The second country in the world to pass this bill
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes drug may help women who have repeated miscarriages – study
Type of stem cell deficiency is common among women who lose pregnancies, and sitagliptin may helpA common diabetes drug may be able to help women who have repeated miscarriages, researchers have found, after they identified that a certain type of stem cell deficiency is common among women who lose pregnancies.A study for the Tommy ’s National Miscarriage Research Centre in London discovered that the diabetes drugsitagliptin can boost recruitment of these cells to the lining of the uterus, called the endometrium, in women who have experienced repeated miscarriages.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes Tags: Miscarriage Medical research Stem cells Biology Science Society Source Type: news

New Zealand Approves Paid Leave After Miscarriage
The measure, believed to be among the first in the world, would apply to couples who lose a pregnancy at any point. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Natasha Frost Tags: Miscarriages Stillbirth New Zealand Parenting Law and Legislation Paid Time Off Women and Girls Source Type: news

New Zealand parliament unanimously approves paid leaves after miscarriage, a measure believed to be among the first in the world
The measure, believed to be among the first in the world, would apply to couples who lose a pregnancy at any point. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Zealand passes bereavement leave for miscarriages
"Grief is not a sickness. It is a loss. And loss takes time,” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Used to Prevent Miscarriages May Be Upping Cancer Rates Decades Later
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - March 24, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Endocrinology, Oncology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics, News, Source Type: news

Drug Used to Prevent Miscarriages May Be Upping Cancer Rates Decades Later
WEDNESDAY, March 24, 2021 -- Kids born to moms who took a drug widely used to prevent miscarriages in the 1950s and 1960s may be twice as likely to develop cancer in adulthood. The drug in question, hydroxyprogesterone caproate, also known as OHPC... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 24, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Zealand Parliament unanimously passes bereavement leave for miscarriages, stillbirths
"The passing of this bill shows that once again New Zealand is leading the way," Labour's Ginny Andersen said. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug used during pregnancy may increase cancer risk in mother's adult children
(The Endocrine Society) Exposure in the womb to a drug used to prevent miscarriage appears to raise the offspring's cancer risk decades later, especially for colorectal and prostate cancers, researchers have found. They will present the results of their new study Tuesday at ENDO 2021, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 23, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Scientists Create Human 'Pre-Embryo' for Research
Research could advance learnings into miscarriages, infertility and birth defects. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists Create First Lab Model of Human'Pre-Embryo' for Research Purposes
WEDNESDAY, March 17, 2021 -- Research into miscarriages, infertility and birth defects is now primed to undergo revolutionary advances, thanks to the creation in the lab of an early stage of the human embryos by two separate international teams of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 17, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

I Had A Miscarriage As A Therapist Who Specializes In This Very Thing
Jessica Zucker, a psychologist and author of I Had a Miscarriage, specializes in reproductive and maternal mental health and experienced a traumatic miscarriage. She had to tell her patients, but how? And, does telling them change the relationship in therapy or perhaps, simply make her more human? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Gold, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Announces 96-week Results of Phase 3b Study Demonstrating the Continued Safety and Efficacy of Long-acting HIV Treatment of Rilpivirine and Cabotegravir
CORK, IRELAND, March 6, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today presented positive long-term data from the global Phase 3b trial of the first complete, long-acting (LA), two-drug injectable regimen (consisting of Janssen’s rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir) for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in adults. The 96-week findings of the Antiretroviral Therapy as Long-Acting Suppression Every 2 Months (ATLAS-2M) trial confirmed the primary endpoint, met at Week 48, and met the secondary endpoint, showing efficacy of both month...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Pregnant Asylum-Seekers Needed Help at the Border. Inside the Program That Provided Care —and Community
Xiomara was already having labor pains when she presented herself to U.S. Border Patrol officials to make a claim for asylum. She had fled gang violence in El Salvador six months earlier, working under the table in Mexico to afford bus tickets for her and her three young children to make it to the border. When she finally arrived, nine months pregnant and feeling contractions, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) offered to take her to a hospital. But she had heard about family separations and was worried about losing her kids if she were hospitalized, so instead she was sent back to the streets of Ciudad Juárez...
Source: TIME: Health - March 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jasmine Aguilera Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Immigration Magazine Women in Crisis Source Type: news

Janssen Announces Submission of Supplemental New Drug Application to U.S. FDA by ViiV Healthcare for Expanded Use of CABENUVA (rilpivirine and cabotegravir) as an HIV Treatment for Use Every Two Months
TITUSVILLE, N.J., February 24, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) has been submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by ViiV Healthcare for the expanded use of CABENUVA (consisting of Janssen’s long-acting rilpivirine and ViiV Healthcare’s cabotegravir). The sNDA seeks to expand the CABENUVA label to include administration every two months for the treatment of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection in virologically suppressed adults (HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies per mL) on a sta...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 24, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Pregnant women with Covid are NOT at higher risk of miscarriage
The study by Imperial College London, which included medical records from 4,004 women in the US and UK, found that no newborn babies died of Covid-19 and mothers' risk was the same as average. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wisconsin doctor suffered miscarriage after covid vaccine, tweeted #VaccinesWork
(Natural News) Dr. Sara Beltrán Ponce, M.D., is making headlines after suffering a horrific miscarriage following her Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination. A 2019 graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin, Ponce not too long ago completed her residency in Radiation Oncology. Her “SheMD” profile claims that she is “passionate about medical education, public health, and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Earliest signs of an immune response found in developing embryos
(Center for Genomic Regulation) Researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation reveal that newly formed embryos clear dying cells to maximise their chances of survival. It is the earliest display of an innate immune response found in vertebrate animals to date. The findings may aid future efforts to understand why some embryos fail to form in the earliest stages of development, and lead to new clinical efforts in treating infertility or early miscarriages. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 10, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Flu shots are ineffective for seniors; may increase miscarriage risk in younger women
(Natural News) With flu season in full swing, there is a lot of talk about getting the flu vaccine, with the mainstream media giving people “helpful” reminders to get vaccinated. One group that is particularly targeted by vaccination campaigns is the elderly. Unfortunately, older people are one of the groups who this vaccine is failing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence against adolescent girls and young women and its association with miscarriages, stillbirths and induced abortions in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from demographic and health surveys - Ahinkorah BO.
This study aimed to examine the association between intimate partner violence and pregnancy termination among adolescent girls and young wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A ‘Baby’ Aspirin a Day May Help Prevent a Second Pregnancy Loss
Women who have had a pregnancy loss and are trying to get pregnant again may benefit from a daily low-dose aspirin. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Annals of Internal Medicine Pregnancy and Childbirth Aspirin Women and Girls Miscarriages Source Type: news