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Previous abortions and exercise: Do they affect pregnancy?

... was no protective effect linked to having had a miscarriage previously. These results are from a new ... This could be because pregnancies that end in miscarriage may have deficiencies which mean they cannot ... others problems in placenta formation. Perhaps miscarriage and pre-eclampsia are two related issues? ...

Miscarriage and infertility treatment increase pre-eclampsia risk

... Normal risk First-time mothers who had not miscarried or had problems getting pregnant had a 5.2 % risk of pre-eclampsia. Risk after miscarriage Women who had three or more miscarriages had a 50 % increased risk of pre-eclampsia compared with women who had not miscarried. Women who had ...

Guidelines urge physical activity during pregnancy

... EAST LANSING, Mich. Moderate physical activity during pregnancy does not contribute to low birth weight, premature birth or miscarriage and may actually reduce the risk of complications, according to a Michigan State University professor who contributed to the U.S. government's ...

Pregnant mice block out unwelcome admirers to protect their pups

... Mouse mothers-to-be have a remarkable way to protect their unborn pups. Because the smell of a strange male's urine can cause miscarriage and reactivate the ovulatory cycle, pregnant mice prevent the action of such olfactory stimuli by blocking their smell. Researchers from the European ...

Diabetes linked to male infertility; excess sugars in the body have direct effect on sperm quality

... on the health of semen." Sperm DNA quality is known to be associated with decreased embryo quality, low embryo implantation rates, higher miscarriage rates, and some serious childhood diseases, in particular some childhood cancers. Over the years possible causes for sperm DNA fragmentation have ...

Australian researchers develop treatment to treat obesity

... discovering the MIC-1 gene in the 1990s, has conducted several internationally published studies relating to the genes influence on coronary disease, miscarriage and cancer. He now believes the findings could also have a significant impact on a range of appetite-related disorders. Injecting mice with MIC-1 ...

Drug could improve pregnancy outcomes in wider range of women with insulin resistance

... with type 2 diabetes and obesity. Recent studies have shown that metformin not only aids conception in women with PCOS but also reduces the high miscarriage rates; however, how the drug does this has been unclear. Using early-stage mouse embryos, Moley and her colleagues showed for the first time that ...

Underweight women at greater risk of miscarriage

... become pregnant are 72% more likely to suffer a miscarriage in the first three months of pregnancy, but can ... recent pregnancy had ended in first trimester miscarriage (less than 13 weeks gestation) and 6,116 women ... on most days was also found to halve the odds of miscarriage and, in a finding that will delight pregnant ...

Tumor-suppressor gene is critical for placenta development

... know if the Rb gene is important in miscarriages. "Miscarriages have never been linked to a gene defect, but understanding the genetic basis of miscarriage would be a hugely important," Leone says. "It would be the first link between a gene mutation, placental function and development." ...

Sleeping Sickness Epidemic Spreading in Uganda

... for many women, he added. “Misoprostol is inexpensive and does not need to be refrigerated,?Dr. Zhang said. “It could provide treatment for miscarriage in developing countries where safe surgical treatment may not be readily accessible.?/p> Other authors of the study were Jerry M. Gilles, M.D., the ...

Drug Offers Alternative to Surgical Treatment After Miscarriage

... for many women, he added. “Misoprostol is inexpensive and does not need to be refrigerated,?Dr. Zhang said. “It could provide treatment for miscarriage in developing countries where safe surgical treatment may not be readily accessible.?/p> Other authors of the study were Jerry M. Gilles, M.D., the ...

Major new UNC-based drinking water study suggests pregnancy fears may be overstated

... vast majority of the U.S. population is living with these exposures to drinking water byproducts," Savitz said. "If they clearly increased women's miscarriage rates, that would be a very big, very expensive problem to solve. Reducing exposure would be quite expensive for the water utilities and ultimately ...

Research shows smoking adds a decade to reproductive age of IVF patients

... marked in women who had no known cause for subfertility where the live birth rate among smokers was only 13% compared to 20% for non-smokers." The miscarriage rate per pregnancy was also significantly higher for women who smoked, with around 21% losing their babies compared with around 16% of non-smokers. ...
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