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Infertility and pregnancy loss may increase women’s risk of stroke later in life

A history of miscarriage or stillbirth could be considered a female-specific risk factor for stroke  Infertility and pregnancy loss are associated with an increased risk of non-fatal and fatal stroke

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New draft guideline outlines best practice for treating recurrent miscarriage

A new medical guideline has been published for consultation by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, bringing together all the available evidence on possible risks and causes of recurrent

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UK Government urged to tackle toll of miscarriage

UK pregnancy charity Tommy’s is calling for changes to care and support nationwide, with over 120,000 signatures on its petition for the Government to overhaul a system that currently denies

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New research highlights the importance of the thymus in successful pregnancies

How the immune system adapts to pregnancies has puzzled scientists for decades. Now, findings from an international group of researchers, led by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, reveal important

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Post-traumatic stress experienced by partners following miscarriage

One in 12 partners experience post-traumatic stress after miscarriage, suggests a new study. The research, led by Imperial College London, surveyed over 100 couples who had experienced early stage pregnancy

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Pregnancy complications linked to heightened risk of heart disease and stroke in later life

Along with several other factors, including starting periods early, use of combined oral contraceptives, and early menopause Pregnancy complications such as miscarriage, pre-eclampsia, diabetes in pregnancy (gestational diabetes) and pre-term

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Study provides biological insights into miscarriage and preterm birth

Among the holy quests of serious and mysterious medical challenges that doctors and research scientists strive to vanquish is preventing miscarriages, stillbirth and other pregnancy complications including preterm births. “We

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Miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy may trigger long-term post-traumatic stress

One in six women experience long-term post-traumatic stress following miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy. This is the finding of the largest ever study into the psychological impact of early-stage pregnancy loss, from

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Women should be offered a choice of treatment options for miscarriage

Women experiencing miscarriage should be offered a choice in the treatment they receive, argues a new study from the University of Warwick that compares all treatment options for the first

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Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk

Couples’ pre-pregnancy caffeine consumption linked to miscarriage risk A woman is more likely to miscarry if she and her partner drink more than two caffeinated beverages a day during the