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Tag: pregnancy loss

Chromosomes and IVF
Aneuploidy
A team of researchers recently reported at the American Society of Human Genetics found that a common gene variant may be linked to both early pregnancy loss and failed In…
Phthalates and Pregnancy Loss
Phthalates and Pregnancy Loss
Phthalates are substances added to plastics to increase their flexibility, transparency, durability, and longevity. They are in many common household products and can be ingested upon release into the environment.…
Binge drinking in women
Binge Drinking In Women
The Centers for Disease Control and prevention released their Mortality and Morbidity Weekly Report on Binge Drinking Among Women and High School Girls. The report announced that 1 in 8…
Become an Advocate for Infertility Benefits
In 1987, the Massachusetts state legislature mandated that certain infertility benefits be provided by commercial insurers. This notable achievement was accomplished in large part due to the efforts of Resolve, a…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Genetic
Therapeutic options to treat genetically inherited thrombophilias such as Factor V Leiden or other genetic mutations that increase blood clotting include antithombotic medications such as low dose aspirin and low…
Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Nongenetic
The treatment for recurrent pregnancy loss should depend on the underlying causes contributing to loss. Unfortunately the precise cause for loss remains unknown in many cases and thus effective treatment…