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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'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.

52 percent Indians indulge in self-medication: Study

Fifty-two percent of Indians indulge in self-medication due to time constraints or with the perception of doing away with doctors' fees, a study said here on Tuesday.

Norway man jailed for slipping abortion pill in ex`s drink

 A court in Norway on Tuesday sentenced a man to six years in prison for slipping abortion pills into his ex-girlfriend`s drink and causing a miscarriage, Norwegian media reported.

Cricket World Cup: Zimbabwe fume over controversial John Mooney catch

Cricket World Cup: Zimbabwe fume over controversial John Mooney catch

Zimbabwe captain Brendan Taylor insisted his team had been victims of a World Cup miscarriage of justice on Saturday when Ireland fielder John Mooney held a crucial catch despite indications he had touched the boundary with his foot.

Vitamin B negates pesticide effects on fertility

Exposure to a common pesticide used to kill mosquitoes can increase the risk of early miscarriage in women, but those who have adequate levels of B vitamins in their bodies stay protected, new research says.

Suffered second miscarriage while dating Evans: Kelly Brook

Suffered second miscarriage while dating Evans: Kelly Brook

 Actress Kelly Brook has revealed she suffered a second miscarriage with former boyfriend Thom Evans.

Our surrogate suffered miscarriage: Giuliana Rancic

Television anchor Giuliana Rancic has revealed that her husband Bill Rancic and her surrogate suffered a miscarriage, nine weeks after she conceived.

Helpline for young mothers launched

A nationwide breastfeeding and miscarriage support helpline was launched here Tuesday to help educate young mothers.

Five things to avoid during pregnancy!

Being pregnant is one of the most exciting and beautiful times for women. But this golden phase of life needs to be handled with the utmost care as the body becomes so delicate and weak during this time.

Lindsay Lohan reveals having miscarriage on reality show finale

Lindsay Lohan has revealed on the finale of her reality show that she had a miscarriage while filming the documentary series.

Lily Allen `nearly died` after miscarriage

Lily Allen has said that she nearly died after she suffered a miscarriage in her sixth month of pregnancy in November 2010.

Passive smoking tied to higher miscarriage, stillbirth risk

Secondhand smoking is linked to pregnancy loss, including miscarriage, stillbirth and tubal ectopic pregnancy, a new research has warned.