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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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Lack of stem cells leads to repeat miscarriages: Study

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

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.