Common Antibiotics Linked To Increased Risk Of Birth Defects, Study Says
(CNN) — Taking some common antibiotics during the first trimester of pregnancy was linked with higher risk of birth defects, according to a new study. The study, published Wednesday in the medical journal BMJ, found an increased risk of birth defects in the children of women who were prescribed macrolides during the first three months of pregnancy compared to mothers who were prescribed penicillin. Macrolide antibiotics include erythromycin, clarithromycin and azithromycin, and they are used to treat infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis and urinary, skin and sexually transmitted diseases. They are often prescrib...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Source Type: news

Progesterone May Prevent Miscarriage in Certain Women
TUESDAY, Feb. 18, 2020 -- Progesterone may be beneficial for women with early pregnancy bleeding and a history of miscarriage, according to two studies published online Jan. 30 in the American Journal of Obstetrics& Gynecology and BJOG: An... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

If the UK cares about justice, it must fund forensic services properly | Angela Gallop
Budget cuts in England and Wales have reduced independent oversight – and could lead to serious miscarriages of justiceIn a case involving a knife attack in 2015 by a group of young people, one of the three victims who were stabbed was carrying a bag containing some of his clothes, which was discovered at the scene. When examined, the bag was found to have some blood on it that contained DNA matching one of the alleged attackers. To the prosecution – and potentially to a jury when the case went to court – the DNA evidence put the defendant squarely in the frame. Fortunately though, the prosecution’s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 13, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Angela Gallop Tags: Forensic science Crime Law UK news Source Type: news

Mother, 44, suffered 18 miscarriages because of her heart-shaped womb
Kate Ingram Woolf, 44, from Herefordshire, has finally given birth to her fifth and final child after two decades of trying -including four successful pregnancies and 18 miscarriages. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Progesterone cost effective in preventing miscarriage
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - February 1, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Daily administration of progesterone could prevent miscarriage
Data, published in theAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, suggest that progesterone administration could prevent miscarriages in women at risk.iNews (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - January 31, 2020 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

More than 8,400 miscarriages a year in the UK could be prevented with a daily pill
Experts at the University of Birmingham and Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage say women with a history of miscarriage or have early pregnancy bleeding could benefit from progesterone. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mother who suffered six miscarriages reveals she hid her pregnancy for NINE MONTHS
Amy Whatley, 28, and her husband Vincent, 37, of Newbury, desperately tried for a fourth child. When Mrs Whatley finally fell pregnant in March 2019, the pair kept it quiet. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Logan Airport Not Currently Screening Passengers For Coronavirus
BOSTON (CBS/CNN) – A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected more than 200 people since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. Boston’s Logan Airport is not currently screening passengers for the illness, a spokesman for Customs and Border Protection told WBZ-TV. That’s because there are no direct flights to Boston from that region. Additional health screening for coronavirus is in place at JFK Airport in New York, San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport. The agency said the CDC has determined that coronavirus presents a low risk to the...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Coronavirus Logan Airport Source Type: news

Pregnancy Loss Can Lead to Postraumatic Stress Pregnancy Loss Can Lead to Postraumatic Stress
Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy can lead to anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress that improve but can remain significant at 9 months.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy Loss Can Lead to Posttraumatic Stress Pregnancy Loss Can Lead to Posttraumatic Stress
Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy can lead to anxiety, depression, and posttraumatic stress that improve but can remain significant at 9 months.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Trauma of Miscarriage May Trigger PTSD
After a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, 1 in 6 women can have PTSD nearly a year later, European researchers report. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trauma of Miscarriage May Trigger PTSD
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 15, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Obstetrics, Psychiatry, News, Source Type: news

Study Finds Women Who Suffer Miscarriage May Have Long-Term Psychological Stress
BOSTON (CBS) – It’s estimated that one in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage, and a new study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology finds that many of those women suffer long-term psychological distress. Researchers in London and Belgium looked at more than 650 women who had experienced early loss, either from miscarriage before 12 weeks or from an ectopic pregnancy, where the embryo grows outside of the uterus. One month later, they found that almost a third of women suffered post-traumatic stress, one in four experienced moderate-to-severe anxiety and about 10-percent had moderate-t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Miscarriage Source Type: news

Dozens of women who have suffered the heartbreak of a miscarriage reveal how doctors didn't CARE
Women took to Twitter in the aftermath of a Imperial College London study which found that one in six women who lose a baby during pregnancy go on to experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trauma of Miscarriage May Trigger PTSD
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 15, 2020 -- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) isn't confined to soldiers on the battlefield; it can happen to anyone after a traumatic event -- including pregnancy loss. After a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, 1 in 6 women can... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 15, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

One in six women who suffer the heartbreak of a miscarriage end up with PTSD
A study by Imperial College London fround 18 per cent of women said nine months after the loss they still relive it through nightmares and are plagued with anxiety, depression and guilt. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miscarriage can lead to 'long-term post-traumatic stress'
One in six women is still suffering nine months after they lose their baby, research suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

1 in 6 women suffer PTS after a miscarriage, study shows
Better care needed for early-stage pregnancy loss Related items fromOnMedica Antenatal depression rife, but hidden from doctors Quarter of pregnant women have mental health problems All women must have access to perinatal mental health service Assess pregnant and new mums ’ mental health Significant rise in access to perinatal mental health care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 15, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Hope for women who endure recurrent miscarriages as 'diabetes drug boosts their womb lining' 
If the drug, called sitagliptin, is successful in clinical trials, it would be one of very few treatment options for women who have tragically lost multiple babies, the University of Warwick said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes drug 'may help prevent a miscarriage'
It makes the womb lining better prepared for pregnancy, a trial in women with recurrent miscarriage suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adherence to Ideal Pathway in Pregnancy Reduces Risks in RA
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2020 -- For women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), adherence to an ideal clinical pathway during pregnancy is associated with a reduced risk for miscarriage and complicated birth, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 8, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Certain steps help lead to healthy pregnancies in women with rheumatoid arthritis
(Wiley) For women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), taking certain steps to ensure that they have a healthy pregnancy leads to a reduced risk of complicated birth or miscarriage, according to a study in Arthritis Care& Research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Progesterone from an unexpected source may affect miscarriage risk
(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) Progesterone signaling is key to a healthy pregnancy. An Austrian team's research suggests a link between recurrent miscarriage and disrupted progesterone synthesis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 6, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Atrium Health teammate transformed her wedding dress into a special gift for grieving families
Kathleen Sharp, a teammate who recently joined Atrium Health, knows the pain of losing a baby. In their early years of marriage, she and her husband suffered through two miscarriages and were never able to successfully conceive. Several years ago, she and her family were struck with grief once again when Sharp ’s nephew was stillborn. That’s why, when she found out about Angel Gowns, she was determined to find a way to participate. Angel Gowns are donated wedding dresses that are remade into… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 2, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Packaged Hard-Boiled Eggs Linked To Deadly Listeria Outbreak, CDC Warns
(CNN) — A deadly, multistate outbreak of Listeria infections has been linked to packaged hard-boiled eggs, and retailers and consumers are warned not to serve, sell, use or consume the products. The peeled eggs were packaged in plastic pails by Almark Foods in Gainesville, Georgia, according the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which along with the US Food and Drug Administration is investigating. They were sold nationwide to food service operators, so consumers likely would find them in a store or a restaurant, the CDC said. Four of seven people who reported infections across five states have been hospita...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Listeria Source Type: news

Moongoose females compete over reproduction
(University of Helsinki) A new study on wild banded mongooses reveals that females may use spontaneous abortion to cope with reproductive competition, and to save their energy for future breeding attempts in better conditions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Finding support outside the clinic -- the intersection of instagram and miscarriage
(Thomas Jefferson University) An interdisciplinary team of researchers explore how women use the platform to talk openly about the emotional distress of a miscarriage and how social media can inform patient care. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Several Trader Joe ’ s Products Recalled Over Possible Listeria Contamination
BOSTON (CBS/CNN) — Trader Joe’s has announced a voluntary recall of several of its products that may have been contaminated with listeria. So far there are no reports of anyone getting sick, but the company said it is taking the measures as a precaution. Each of the products are packaged in plastic trays with clear lids. The Trader Joe’s brand food items listed in the recall include ready-to-eat meals of California Rolls, Classic California Rolls with Brown Rice & Avocado, Spicy California Rolls, Tempura Shrimp Crunch Rolls, Tofu Spring Rolls, Shrimp Spring Rolls, Smoked Salmon Philly Roll, Smoked Sal...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Consumer Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Listeria Recall Trader Joe's Source Type: news

Is disability a risk factor for miscarriage?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) A new study compared the proportion of women with any cognitive, physical, or independent living disability who experienced a miscarriage during the previous 5-year period to women without disabilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

After miscarriage, I was rocked by depression. Like many other women, I didn’t get follow-up care for this loss.
Medical providers rarely deal with the mental health consequences following this trauma. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie C. Reilly Source Type: news

Pregnant mom-of-3 has dangerous chest surgery to save her baby's life
Mizel Tavarez, 39, was diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism, causing her body to overproduce calcium and putting her at risk of miscarriage until a risky operation fixed the glands. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plating Memory
When I moved from country to country, I kept friends and relatives close through recipes, each morsel an ode to remembrance. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Soniah Kamal Tags: Cooking and Cookbooks Food Immigration and Emigration Miscarriages Families and Family Life Source Type: news

If you're pregnant, don't work the night shift: Research says it increases risk of miscarriage
(Natural News) Working night shifts can be challenging and harmful to one’s health, especially pregnant women. Researchers from Denmark highly discourage pregnant women to work night shifts to reduce their risk of miscarriage. In their study published in the journal Occupational & Environmental Medicine, they found that working at least two night shifts in a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Men's Marijuana Use Linked to Elevated Miscarriage Risk Men's Marijuana Use Linked to Elevated Miscarriage Risk
A woman's risk for a spontaneous abortion is higher when a man uses marijuana at least once a week during the preconception period, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Why female fertility declines with age: Scientists find decay of a protein is likely to blame
Decay of a protein called cohesin weakens vital structures of chromosomes in older eggs, researchers in Germany and Cambridge found. This may lead to miscarriage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abortion does not increase a woman ’s risk of attempting suicide
Increased risk of suicide in women who have abortions is linked to pre-existing mental health conditions Related items fromOnMedica Maternal suicides remain a concern, report shows 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 Mistreatment of women during childbirth is common (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Maternity Charging
Since the introduction of the Hostile Environment, hospitals have had to charge undocumented migrants living in the UK for non-emergency medical care. This includes pregnant women. Bills of £7,000 for the basic maternity package (an uncomplicated pregnancy and delivery) are the norm. Often they are much higher. One of the more shocking cases Doctors of the World supported was a woman sent a bill of £9,600 soon after her 22 week miscarriage. A pregnancy is a great undertaking for all women. But time and time again we see pregnant women at the clinic who delay accessing or avoid visiting hospitals altogether for...
Source: Doctors of the World News - November 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Viran Rajaratnam Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Chromosomal Abnormalities Common in Couples With Recurrent Miscarriage Chromosomal Abnormalities Common in Couples With Recurrent Miscarriage
Almost 12% of couples with recurrent miscarriage have chromosomal abnormalities, according to results of low-pass genome sequencing (GS) studies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - November 9, 2019 Category: Pathology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

WiFi, 5G and EMF pollution can cause PSYCHIATRIC effects in humans, plus spontaneous abortions, infertility and cellular DNA damage
(Natural News) Are you aware of just how much electromagnetic pollution is impacting your body on a daily basis? The problem isn’t just wireless internet, by the way: it’s also fifth-generation mobile telecommunication technology, also known as 5G, as well as every other source of electromagnetic frequencies (EMFs) that exists all around us. A review... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Meghan McCain opens up about her miscarriage on "Good Morning America," saying it hit her a lot harder than she thought it would. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chromosomal Abnormalities Uncovered in Many Couples Struggling with Recurrent Miscarriage
Anew study uses a special genetic sequencing technique known as low-pass genome sequencing (GS) to look for chromosomal abnormalities in couples with RM. (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - October 31, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

Study Finds No Link Between IIV, Miscarriage
A study published in the journalVaccine on Oct. 16 found no association between administration of inactivated influenza vaccine to pregnant women and miscarriage. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - October 30, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

"Did I cause this?" Getting past the stigma of miscarriages
I've realized that grieving the loss of this child was important ... but forgiving myself is just as important and something I'm still working on (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CBS News anchor who chased wildfires in 2017 reveals she had a miscarriage on assignment
Mireya Villarreal, a CBS News anchor, was nine weeks pregnant with her second child when she miscarried while covering the Detwiler wildfire near Yosemite National Park in 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miscarriages: Calls for better care for women in Wales
Women who have experienced multiple losses say there is not enough support in Wales. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miscarriage: Calls for better care for women in Wales
Women who have experienced multiple losses say there is not enough support in Wales. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women whose partners smoke weed more than once a week at higher miscarriage risk
Doctors advise women to stop using marijuana if they are trying to get pregnant, as it may harm a developing baby. Boston University research suggests men's use may affect pregnancy too. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Frequent Male Pot Use Linked to Early Miscarriages
The association between frequent pot use before conception and miscarriage persisted even after researchers restricted their analysis to couples in which the female partner didn't use marijuana. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to pollution linked to 'silent miscarriages'
Pregnant women who have been exposed to high levels of pollution face an increased risk of "silent miscarriage" in the first trimester, according to a new study. A "silent miscarriage" happens when a fetus hasn't formed or has died, but the placenta and embryonic tissue remain. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news