miscarriage

No need to delay conception after a miscarriage, suggests study

No need to delay conception after a miscarriage, suggests study

The World Health Organization (WHO) currently recommends waiting at least 6 months before attempting another pregnancy.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:05 PM IST
It takes four days for human heart to form in a womb, finds study

It takes four days for human heart to form in a womb, finds study

They found that the most remarkable changes occurred over a four day period 124 days into the pregnancy.

Sep 28, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Mothers-to-be at increased risk of miscarriage if suffering from endometriosis!

Mothers-to-be at increased risk of miscarriage if suffering from endometriosis!

The results of the study revealed that the women with this condition were at a higher risk of preterm birth, miscarriage, cesarean delivery and placenta previa.

Sep 16, 2017, 12:37 PM IST
Medical breakthrough: Dietary supplement which can prevent miscarriages, birth defects discovered!

Medical breakthrough: Dietary supplement which can prevent miscarriages, birth defects discovered!

The discovery showed that a major cause was a deficiency of a vital molecule known as NAD, which is important for normal development of organs.

Aug 10, 2017, 11:42 AM IST
Transgender man with gay hubby delivers baby boy!

Transgender man with gay hubby delivers baby boy!

Transgender Trystan Reese with his gay husband Biff Chaplow finally welcomed their first biological child into the world.

Aug 01, 2017, 20:27 PM IST
Pregnant women, beware! Common antibiotics could put you at double risk of miscarriage

Pregnant women, beware! Common antibiotics could put you at double risk of miscarriage

Researchers found that many classes of common antibiotics, such as macrolides, quinolones, tetracyclines, sulfonamides and metronidazole, were associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in early pregnancy.

May 01, 2017, 22:40 PM IST
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan expecting another baby girl

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan expecting another baby girl

In a Facebook post, the Facebook CEO said that when he found out his wife was pregnant, he hoped it would be a girl. 

Mar 10, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Hypothyroidism can lead to miscarriage, bleeding

Hypothyroidism can lead to miscarriage, bleeding

It can lead to other complications as well such as low birth weight, respiratory distress syndrome and partum bleeding.

Feb 26, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
Food-borne bacteria up miscarriage risk early in pregnancy

Food-borne bacteria up miscarriage risk early in pregnancy

For the study, four pregnant rhesus macaques at the Wisconsin National Primate Research Centre were fed doses of the listeria comparable to what one might encounter in contaminated food. 

Feb 21, 2017, 17:32 PM IST
This is the reason behind increased rate of miscarriage among women undergoing IVF - Read

This is the reason behind increased rate of miscarriage among women undergoing IVF - Read

The study has found that daylight savings time (DST) - turning the clock ahead as warmer weather approaches and back as it becomes colder again - increases the rate of miscarriage.

Feb 09, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
“I was told I couldn't have children,” says woman who had 17 miscarriages and is now a mother to four girls!

“I was told I couldn't have children,” says woman who had 17 miscarriages and is now a mother to four girls!

Lytina got married in 2007 and had her first miscarriage in 2010.

Jan 11, 2017, 00:07 AM IST

Steroids in infertility treatment may lead to birth defects

Many women receive corticosteroids in the belief that reducing immune cells called "natural killer" cells will facilitate a pregnancy.

Sep 09, 2016, 16:43 PM IST

Lack of stem cells leads to repeat miscarriages: Study

The researchers examined tissue samples from the womb lining, donated by 183 women.

Mar 09, 2016, 08:57 AM IST

UK scientists seek assent to genetically modify human embryos

Scientists in Britain have applied for permission to genetically modify human embryos as part of a research project that may shed light onto the earliest stages of human development and causes leading to miscarriage.

Sep 18, 2015, 21:45 PM IST

Substance in your soap may increase miscarriage risk

Long term exposure to certain substances commonly used in personal-care products such as soap and shampoo, food packaging, and other everyday products could be linked to pregnancy loss.

Sep 03, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

Single abortion may adversely affect later deliveries

 A single abortion or miscarriage has the potential to impact subsequent pregnancies in a woman's life, a new study has warned.

Aug 12, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

Abortion in India: All that you need to know!

Ritu Singh

Jul 30, 2015, 20:56 PM IST

Endometriosis ups miscarriage risk

 A relatively common condition associated with abdominal pain, heavy periods, and infertility may increase risk of miscarriage by over 75 percent, a new research has found.

Jun 15, 2015, 14:56 PM IST

Experts warn of malaria's adverse impact on reproductive health

Malaria can have a serious impact on reproductive health, experts said on the occasion of World Malaria Day Saturday, as they pointed out that, although rare, the disease can hamper semen quality in males and increase miscarriage risks in women.

Apr 25, 2015, 22:40 PM IST

'Upset' body clock may be possible reason behind recurrent miscarriages

A groundbreaking study has discovered how body clock genes can affect women's ability to have children.

Apr 12, 2015, 13:42 PM IST