Pregnancy Loss

Common Name(s)

Pregnancy Loss

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

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

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: 20 May 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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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: 29 Apr 2014

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

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

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: 20 May 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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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: 29 Apr 2014

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General Resources

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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Trisomy 18 Foundation Facebook Page

Over 34,000 Fans (as of 1/1/13) 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.

Uploaded By: Trisomy 18 Foundation

Updated 4 Jan 2013

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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 189 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Association of recurrent pregnancy loss with chromosomal abnormalities and hereditary thrombophilias.
 

Author(s): Z Ocak, T Özlü, O Ozyurt

Journal: Afr Health Sci. 2013 Jun;13(2):447-52.

 

Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) which is generally known as >3 consecutive pregnancy losses before 20 weeks' gestation is seen in 0.5-2% of women.

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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Loss of immune escape mutations during persistent HCV infection in pregnancy enhances replication of vertically transmitted viruses.
 

Author(s): Jonathan R Honegger, Seungtaek Kim, Aryn A Price, Jennifer A Kohout, Kevin L McKnight, Mona R Prasad, Stanley M Lemon, Arash Grakoui, Christopher M Walker

Journal: Nat. Med.. 2013 Nov;19(11):1529-33.

 

Globally, about 1% of pregnant women are persistently infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV). Mother-to-child transmission of HCV occurs in 3-5% of pregnancies and accounts for most new childhood infections. HCV-specific CD8(+) cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) are vital in the clearance ...

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2013

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Maternal hair selenium levels as a possible long-term nutritional indicator of recurrent pregnancy loss.
 

Author(s): Viju V Thomas, Robert Knight, Stephen J Haswell, Stephen W Lindow, Zephne M van der Spuy

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Approximately 1% of all couples trying to conceive will suffer from recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL). Nutritional deficiencies have been postulated as a possible cause of RPL and in particular, selenium deficiency has been associated with reproductive failure in animal studies and more ...

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Pregnancy Loss" returned 28 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[Annexins and recurrent pregnancy loss].
 

Author(s): Sebastián Udry, Federico Aranda, Omar Latino, Gabriela de Larrañaga

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2013 ;73(5):495-500.

 

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL) affects public health and directly compromises the quality of life of hundreds of women, with a detrimental effect on their physical and mental health. Approximately 50% of RPL are not associated to any of the currently known etiology and will be considered ...

Last Updated: 24 Oct 2013

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Angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion (I/D) polymorphisms and recurrent pregnancy loss: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Chen Yang, Wu Fangfang, Li Jie, Yang Yanlong, Wang Jie, Liang Xuefei, Zhang Xuerong, Hu Yanling

Journal: J. Assist. Reprod. Genet.. 2012 Nov;29(11):1167-73.

 

Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) had said to be related to the angiotensin converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphisms (ACE I/D) gene polymorphisms. But the conclusions were controversial. This meta-analysis was conducted to investigate the real association in ACE I/D polymorphisms ...

Last Updated: 30 Nov 2012

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Mefloquine gap junction blockade and risk of pregnancy loss.
 

Author(s): Remington Lee Nevin

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Obstetric use of the antimalarial drug mefloquine has historically been discouraged during the first trimester and immediately before conception owing to concerns of potential fetal harm. With the rise of resistance to the antimalarial drug sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP), mefloquine ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2012

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

A Multi-center, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate NT100 in Pregnant Women With a History of Unexplained Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss; Recurrent Miscarriage

 

Last Updated: 16 Sep 2014

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Preconceptional Thromboprophylaxis in Recurrent PREGNANCY LOSSES Caused by Antiphospholipid Syndrome
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Pregnancy Losses; Positive Anti Phospholipid Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 20 Jun 2014

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Pregnancy Outcomes in Overweight Women With Prior Miscarriages Following a Structured Weight Loss Program Versus Weight-Loss Counseling
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Obese; Overweight; Miscarriage; Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

 

Last Updated: 13 Jun 2011

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