Pregnancy Loss

Common Name(s)

Pregnancy Loss

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pregnancy Loss" for support, advocacy or research.

Trisomy 18 Foundation

The Trisomy 18 Foundation (T18F) is the leading national organization devoted exclusively to improving outcomes for Trisomy 18 families in the United States. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and preventions for Trisomy 18. The T18F also educates patient families and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of Trisomy 18. The T18F is an active advocate for the Trisomy 18 community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for treatments. The T18F's website is the premier source for educating the public about Trisomy 18 and impacted families..

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2015

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APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Preeclampsia Foundation

The Preeclampsia Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce maternal and infant illness and death due to preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by providing patient support and education, raising public awareness, catalyzing research and improving health care practices. We envision a world where preeclampsia no longer threatens the lives of mothers and babies.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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SHARE - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc.

The mission of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life.

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2013

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Pregnancy Loss" for support, advocacy or research.

Trisomy 18 Foundation

The Trisomy 18 Foundation (T18F) is the leading national organization devoted exclusively to improving outcomes for Trisomy 18 families in the United States. Committed to the support of medical research in finding effective treatments and preventions for Trisomy 18. The T18F also educates patient families and physicians about prevention, diagnosis and the treatment of Trisomy 18. The T18F is an active advocate for the Trisomy 18 community, helping to raise awareness of this disease and the need for treatments. The T18F's website is the premier source for educating the public about Trisomy 18 and impacted families..

http://www.trisomy18.org

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2015

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APS Foundation of America, Inc.

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research and patient services in an effective and ethical manner.

http://www.apsfa.org

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2013

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Preeclampsia Foundation

The Preeclampsia Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to reduce maternal and infant illness and death due to preeclampsia and other hypertensive disorders of pregnancy by providing patient support and education, raising public awareness, catalyzing research and improving health care practices. We envision a world where preeclampsia no longer threatens the lives of mothers and babies.

http://www.preeclampsia.org

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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SHARE - Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc.

The mission of Share Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support, Inc. is to serve those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth, or in the first few months of life.

http://www.nationalshare.org/

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2013

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Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS) & Pregnancy

Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome (APS) is an illness that involve the immune system, and causes increased clotting of the blood. Normally antibodies, chemicals made by the immune system, are helpful in fighting germs or viral infections from outsid

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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APS Foundation of America, Inc Fan Page

The APS Foundation of America, Inc. is the leading United States nonprofit health agency dedicated to bringing national awareness to Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (APS).

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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The Preeclampsia Registry

The Preeclampsia Registry is a "Living Database" bringing together those affected, their family members, and researchers to advance knowledge and discover preventions and treatments for preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome, and related hypertensive disorders

Updated 23 Oct 2014

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Trisomy 18 Foundation Facebook Page

Over 43,000 Fans (as of 12/23/14) connecting with T18F news and updates and establishing peer connections to share information about Trisomy 18 and the children they love impacted with Trisomy 18.

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Updated 23 Dec 2014

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Great NonProfits Top Rated NonProfit 2015

Based on public reviews by people served by the Foundation, the Foundation is again awarded a 2015 Top NonProfit Award by Great NonProfits associated with Guidestar. The Foundation was also awarded this same award in 2014, 2013 and 2012.

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Updated 24 Jul 2015

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Blogs

APS Friends & Support Forum

Are you looking for Support for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, APS, APLS, APLA, Hughes Syndrome, or Sticky Blood? Well you've come to the right place! This is an private forum for people who have Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, friends, fam

Updated 13 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Pregnancy Loss" returned 267 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Sex ratio following preconception low-dose aspirin in women with prior pregnancy loss.
 

Author(s): Rose G Radin, Sunni L Mumford, Robert M Silver, Laurie L Lesher, Noya Galai, David Faraggi, Jean Wactawski-Wende, Janet M Townsend, Anne M Lynch, Hyagriv N Simhan, Lindsey A Sjaarda, Neil J Perkins, Shvetha M Zarek, Karen C Schliep, Enrique F Schisterman

Journal: J. Clin. Invest.. 2015 Sep;125(9):3619-26.

 

Several lines of evidence suggest that male embryos may have greater vulnerability than female embryos to disordered inflammation; therefore, antiinflammatory drugs, such as low-dose aspirin (LDA), may alter the sex ratio. Here, we assessed the effect of LDA on male live birth and ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2015

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Effect of metformin on early pregnancy loss in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
 

Author(s): Mawahib A S Al-Biate

Journal: Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jun;54(3):266-9.

 

To evaluate the effectiveness of metformin therapy in reducing early pregnancy loss in pregnant women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Last Updated: 13 Jul 2015

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Annexin A5 Promoter Haplotype M2 Is Not a Risk Factor for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss in Northern Europe.
 

Author(s): Liina Nagirnaja, Diana Nõmmemees, Kristiina Rull, Ole B Christiansen, Henriette S Nielsen, Maris Laan

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Annexin A5 is an essential component of placental integrity that may potentially mediate susceptibility to phenotypes of compromised pregnancy. A promoter haplotype termed M2 of the coding gene ANXA5 has been implicated in various pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia and recurrent ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2015

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Pregnancy Loss" returned 36 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Posttraumatic stress and posttraumatic stress disorder after termination of pregnancy and reproductive loss: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Viltė Daugirdaitė, Olga van den Akker, Satvinder Purewal

Journal: J Pregnancy. 2015 ;2015():646345.

 

The aims of this systematic review were to integrate the research on posttraumatic stress (PTS) and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after termination of pregnancy (TOP), miscarriage, perinatal death, stillbirth, neonatal death, and failed in vitro fertilisation (IVF).

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2015

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Terminology for pregnancy loss prior to viability: a consensus statement from the ESHRE early pregnancy special interest group.
 

Author(s): A M Kolte, L A Bernardi, O B Christiansen, S Quenby, R G Farquharson, M Goddijn, M D Stephenson,

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2015 Mar;30(3):495-8.

 

Pregnancy loss prior to viability is common and research in the field is extensive. Unfortunately, terminology in the literature is inconsistent. The lack of consensus regarding nomenclature and classification of pregnancy loss prior to viability makes it difficult to compare study ...

Last Updated: 14 Feb 2015

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TH17 cells in human recurrent pregnancy loss and pre-eclampsia.
 

Author(s): Binqing Fu, Zhigang Tian, Haiming Wei

Journal: Cell. Mol. Immunol.. 2014 Nov;11(6):564-70.

 

T helper 17 (TH17) cells have been identified as a new lineage of helper T cells and have been shown to be important in host defense against extracellular infectious agents, autoimmune disease and chronic inflammatory diseases. Recently, TH17 cells have also been shown to participate ...

Last Updated: 3 Nov 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Role of Hypersensitivity to Female Sex Hormones in Women With Unexplained Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Abortion, Recurrent

 

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2010

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Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss; Miscarriage

 

Last Updated: 4 Mar 2015

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Sperm DNA Fragmentation in Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: RECURRENT PREGNANCY LOSS

 

Last Updated: 7 Oct 2015

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