Metformin May Cut Risk for Prematurity, Miscarriage in PCOS
MONDAY, April 15, 2019 -- In pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), metformin treatment from the late first trimester until delivery might reduce the risk for late miscarriage and preterm birth but does not prevent gestational... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Great American Marketing Company Recalls Ready To Eat Products Because of Possible Health Risk
Great American Marketing Company of Houston, Texas is recalling Ready to Eat Sandwiches, Wraps and Salads because they have the potential to be contaminated with LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail and elderly people and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria Infection can cause miscarriages and still births among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 10, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Hilaria Baldwin describes decision to share miscarriage news
Hilaria Baldwin says she chose to share that she had a miscarriage because it would hurt if she "went through it in silence." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Could Metformin Before Conception Be the Answer in PCOS? Could Metformin Before Conception Be the Answer in PCOS?
Metformin ups likelihood of full-term births, reduces late miscarriages in women with PCOS, but doesn't impact gestational diabetes. Study also hints giving drug pre-pregnancy could be beneficial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Benzodiazepines Linked to Risk for Spontaneous Abortion Benzodiazepines Linked to Risk for Spontaneous Abortion
Women who initiate benzodiazepines during pregnancy to treat anxiety may face an increased risk for spontaneous abortion, particularly at higher doses of the drugs, results of a large study suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 9, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Night Shifts May Raise the Risk of Miscarriage
Pregnant women who worked two or more night shifts a week were at increased risk of miscarriage. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Miscarriages Pregnancy and Childbirth Working Hours Source Type: news

Families mourning pregnancy and infant loss hit with costly bills
About 10 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. Families devastated by losses may not be expecting the medical bills that follow. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hidden hospital cameras filmed women during childbirth and miscarriage procedures, lawsuit says
More than 80 women claim that the Women’s Health Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital invaded the privacy of about 1,800 patients by secretly filming medical procedures. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Bever Source Type: news

Woman, 40, who suffered TEN miscarriages finally gives birth to her 'miracle' son
Jen Bickel, 40, of Birchgrove, Cardiff, tried for more than ten years to start a family with her husband Andrew. Their son Bobi was born via C-section on February 9 weighing 6lb 8oz. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Swallowing your partner's semen 'could reduce the risk of miscarriage'
Researchers from Leiden University Medical Centre in the Netherlands found in a study that women who perform regular oral sex on their partners are less likely to suffer recurrent miscarriages. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wakefern Food Corp. Voluntarily Recalls Wholesome Pantry Organic Nut Butters Because of Possible Health Risk
Wakefern Food Corp. has initiated a voluntary recall of a variety of Wholesome Pantry Organic nut butters because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. No illnesses related to the recall have been reported. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 2, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Miscarriages: Joy for Cardiff mum who lost 10 babies
Jen Bickel lost 10 babies in 12 years - now she and her husband have finally welcomed a much-longed for son. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jen and Andrew Bickel, of Cardiff, suffered 10 miscarriages before having a baby.
Jen and Andrew Bickel, of Cardiff, suffered 10 miscarriages in 12 years before having their baby boy, Bobi, from a frozen embryo. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't Neglect the Man: Sperm Damage Clues to Recurrent Miscarriage Don't Neglect the Man: Sperm Damage Clues to Recurrent Miscarriage
Men whose partners had experienced recurrent pregnancy loss were four-times more likely to have indicators of DNA damage to their sperm than males of control couples.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - April 1, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Working at Night May Increase Miscarriage Risk
After the eighth week, women who had worked two or more night shifts in the previous week had a 32 percent higher risk of miscarriage than those who had not worked any nights, the study found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women who work nights ‘at greater risk of miscarriage’
Women who work two or more night shifts in one week may have a greater risk of miscarriage the following week, according to Danish researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - March 28, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Miscarriage Risk Strongly Tied to Age, Pregnancy History
WEDNESDAY, March 27, 2019 -- The risk for miscarriage varies greatly with maternal age, has a strong recurrence pattern, and is increased after some adverse pregnancy outcomes, according to a study published online March 20 in The BMJ. Maria C.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Night shift work linked to a higher risk of miscarriage
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work at least two night shifts in one week may have a heightened risk of miscarriage the following week, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Risk for Miscarriage Increased With Night Work During Pregnancy
TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 -- Night work during pregnancy seems to confer an increased risk for miscarriage, with the risk increased for two or more night shifts the previous week, according to a study published online March 25 in Occupational&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ENDO: Levothyroxine Does Not Up Fertility in Women With TPO Ab
TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 -- For euthyroid women with thyroid peroxidase antibodies and a history of miscarriage or infertility, levothyroxine does not result in an increased rate of live births versus placebo, according to a study published online... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pregnant Women Who Work at Night Face Miscarriage Risk
TUESDAY, March 26, 2019 -- Pregnant women who work at least two night shifts in a week may increase their risk of miscarriage in the next seven days, a new European study finds. Danish researchers led by Dr. Luise Moelenberg Begtrup, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 26, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Miscarriage risk linked with night shift work
Study important for occupational health Related items fromOnMedica Night shifts worsen diabetes risk for unhealthy women NHS funding boost to support new mothers ’ mental health Government will approve home-use of early abortion pills Miscarriage risk higher with age and previous pregnancy problems Youngest and oldest mothers ’ babies have highest risk of problems (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 26, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pregnant women who work two or more night shifts a week have a greater risk of miscarriage
Danish researchers analysed data of 20,000 women over a six year period. It is believed that light exposure during night hours affects important hormones. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother, 38, gives birth to her miracle baby after EIGHT miscarriages
Rachel and Ian Bosworth, of Hampshire, became used to miscarriages after trying for so long. Doctors are still unsure why they struggled so much, but Ellis was born in January 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sperm DNA Damage May Lead to Repeat Miscarriages: Study
SUNDAY, March 24, 2019 -- When couples experience recurrent pregnancy loss, it's natural for them to want to know why. Now, a new study suggests that sperm DNA damage could be a factor. Recurrent pregnancy loss is defined as the consecutive loss of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 24, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

T4 Doesn't Prevent Miscarriages in Antibody-Positive Women T4 Doesn't Prevent Miscarriages in Antibody-Positive Women
Giving thyroid hormone replacement before conception didn't prevent miscarriages or other adverse pregnancy outcomes in euthyroid women with thyroid peroxidase antibodies, shows the TABLET trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 24, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Sperm DNA damage may contribute to repeat miscarriages
(The Endocrine Society) 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 to be presented Sunday, March 24 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Orleans, La. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage
The study found that after one miscarriage, the risk of another increased by half. After two miscarriages, the risk doubled. After three consecutive miscarriages, the risk quadrupled. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three Clues to Raised Risk of Miscarriage
THURSDAY, March 21, 2019 -- A woman's age and previous pregnancy complications influence her odds of miscarriage, a new study says. The findings suggest that miscarriage and other pregnancy complications share underlying causes that require further... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Risk of miscarriage rises by five-fold in older woman amid soaring rates of over-40s having babies
A BMJ study of over 400,000 pregnancies in Norway found the lowest rates of miscarriage are in 25-29 year olds at ten per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of miscarriage linked strongly to mother's age and pregnancy history
The risk of miscarriage varies greatly with a woman's age, shows a strong pattern of recurrence, and is increased after some pregnancy complications, finds a study led by the Bristol Medical School and published in The BMJ today [Wednesday 20 March]. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - March 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Miscarriage risk higher with age and previous pregnancy problems
Risk higher after previous miscarriage and other pregnancy complications and might share underlying causes Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Target rates for caesareans may be too low Epilepsy does not affect chance of pregnancy, or outcomes Stillbirth risk is not increased by conceiving within a year Acupuncture with IVF does not increase women ’s chance of a baby (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 21, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Miscarriage from a man's perspective
(University of Missouri-Columbia) 'In describing the miscarriage itself, the men are speaking to a societal expectation that pregnancy is easy and smooth,' Horstman said. 'When describing their role in the experience, the men speak to the traditional expectation that they should be heterosexual and tough. But without intention, we see that men's emotions are being pushed aside to help their partner, when in reality these men are also suffering.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 20, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mother-of-one slapped with $9,000 in bills for her miscarriage surgery
Conz Preti, 35, was told she'd paid her out-of-pocket costs for a medically necessary miscarriage surgery. Now, her insurer has sent six additional bills for a total of $9,000 to her home. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Liberia: GVL's Chemicals Causing 'Miscarriages Among Women' in Grand Kru County?
[Observer] Rep. Barway; "...besides the chemically fertilizer exposure, the GVL is in bad labor practices and has since resulted to masses wrongful dismissals, and a death of the excavator driver, popularly known as 'Albert." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 13, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chemotherapy workers face risks, reduced with safe handling
Analysis finds moderate level of evidence that workplace exposure is associated with increased risk of miscarriage and genetic damage (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - March 4, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Flu Shot Won't Cause Miscarriage, Study Confirms
This is a very definitive study for a recent, relevant time period of flu and should remove all doubts a woman might have about whether it is safe to be vaccinated during pregnancy, researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officials see no link between miscarriage risk and flu shots
Health officials say new research has not found a miscarriage risk for women who get annual flu shots (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Flu Vaccination During Pregnancy Does Not Cause Miscarriage
THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 -- An influenza vaccine cannot cause a pregnant woman to miscarry, researchers say. The findings are based on an examination of the 2012-13, 2013-14, and 2014-15 flu seasons and were presented Wednesday to the U.S. Centers... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No, the flu shot will not cause a pregnant woman to miscarry
A new study puts an end to speculation about whether getting a flu shot during pregnancy ups the risk of miscarriage and reinforces current vaccination guidelines that protect both pregnant women and their newborns from the dangers of flu. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Southern Specialties Voluntarily Recalls Bagged Green Beans and Butternut Squash Distributed in Southeast because of Possible Health Risk
Southern Specialties Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida is voluntarily recalling select bags of Marketside brand green beans and butternut squash because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 26, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Metformin may reduce miscarriage risk in polycystic ovary syndrome patients
Research, published inThe Lancet Diabetes& Endocrinology, suggests that metformin reduces the risk of miscarriage in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 25, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Royal College of GPs backs decriminalisation of abortion
Procedure should be governed by medical regulation, not the criminal justice system, say members Related items fromOnMedica Women in England should be allowed to take abortion pills at home Armed forces wives at greater risk of perinatal depression Miscarriage care must change, says mumsnet Push for opportunistic screening for STIs Half of trusts turn away expectant mothers (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 25, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Woman who had four miscarriages in ONE year gives birth to a baby boy after pioneering treatment 
Samantha Catanach, from Hessle, had too many 'killer cells' in her womb which caused recurrent miscarriages. Each time she conceived, the cells ended the pregnancies at seven weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fluconazole Tied to Miscarriages Fluconazole Tied to Miscarriages
Pregnant women who take oral fluconazole to treat vaginal yeast infections may be more likely to have miscarriages than women who don't take this pill during pregnancy, a Canadian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Prenatal Fluconazole Exposure Increases Neonatal Risks
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20, 2019 -- Maternal exposure to fluconazole during pregnancy may increase the risk for spontaneous abortion, according to a study published online Feb. 19 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association. Anick B érard,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Miscarriage, premature delivery, bacterial infections: Conceiving while using an IUD has dangerous health outcomes for mother and infant
(Natural News) Women who happen to conceive while currently on an intrauterine contraceptive device (IUD) are more prone to pregnancy and delivery issues such as bacterial infections, preterm delivery, low weight term babies, or a miscarriage, a study conducted by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and the Soroka University Medical Center, both in Beersheba, Israel, showed. The study’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common yeast infection pill tied to miscarriages
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who take fluconazole, an oral antifungal used to treat vaginal yeast infections, may be more likely to have miscarriages than women who don't take this pill during pregnancy, a Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Common Yeast Infection Pill Tied to Miscarriage
Research suggests that use of the drug greatly raises a pregnant woman's odd for miscarriage, as well as the odds that her baby will have a heart defect. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common Yeast Infection Treatment, Fluconazole, Tied to Miscarriage, Birth Defects
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- A new study throws serious doubt on the safety of using a common yeast infection treatment during pregnancy. Fluconazole (Diflucan) is a prescribed pill used to treat yeast infections. However, Canadian research now... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 19, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news