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.

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

Reduced expressions of connexin 43 and VEGF in the first-trimester tissues from women with recurrent pregnancy loss.
 

Author(s): Xiaoping He, Qinfang Chen

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Approximately 45-50 % of the recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) remain(s) unexplained that challenges its clinical management. Formation and development of placenta as well as angiogenesis are critical for successful pregnancy. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and connexin 43 ...

Last Updated: 18 Aug 2016

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Association of genetic variants in the 3'UTR of HLA-G with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss.
 

Author(s): Giada Amodio, Valentina Canti, Luana Maggio, Susanna Rosa, Maria Teresa Castiglioni, Patrizia Rovere-Querini, Silvia Gregori

Journal: Hum. Immunol.. 2016 Oct;77(10):886-91.

 

Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA)-G is involved in reprogramming immune responses at fetal-maternal interface during pregnancy. We evaluated the genetic diversity of the 3' Un-Translated Region (UTR) of HLA-G, previously associated with HLA-G mRNA post-transcriptional regulation, in women ...

Last Updated: 3 Sep 2016

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Psychological burden, sexual satisfaction and erectile function in men whose partners experience recurrent pregnancy loss in China: a cross-sectional study.
 

Author(s): Yi-Xiang Zhang, Xue-Qi Zhang, Qing-Rong Wang, Ye-Qing Yuan, Jiang-Gen Yang, Xiao-Wei Zhang, Qing Li

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The aim of this study was to elucidate recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL)-associated psychosocial effects and sexual functions of Chinese men whose partners experience a history of RPL.

Last Updated: 14 Jun 2016

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

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The terms "Pregnancy Loss" returned 34 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genetic counseling for men with recurrent pregnancy loss or recurrent implantation failure due to abnormal sperm chromosomal aneuploidy.
 

Author(s): Taylor P Kohn, Jaden R Kohn, Sandra Darilek, Ranjith Ramasamy, Larry Lipshultz

Journal: J. Assist. Reprod. Genet.. 2016 May;33(5):571-576.

 

The purpose of this study is to review recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) due to sperm chromosomal abnormalities and discuss the genetic counseling that is required for men with sperm chromosomal abnormalities.

Last Updated: 16 May 2016

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Association of TNF-α genetic polymorphisms with recurrent pregnancy loss risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Hui-Hui Li, Xing-Hua Xu, Jing Tong, Kai-Yue Zhang, Cong Zhang, Zi-Jiang Chen

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Several studies on the association of tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) polymorphisms with recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) risk have reported conflicting results. The present meta-analysis was conducted to provide a more precise estimation of these relationships and to investigate ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2016

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A meta-analysis of low-molecular-weight heparin to prevent pregnancy loss in women with inherited thrombophilia.
 

Author(s): Leslie Skeith, Marc Carrier, Risto Kaaja, Ida Martinelli, David Petroff, Ekkehard Schleußner, Carl A Laskin, Marc A Rodger

Journal: Blood. 2016 Mar;127(13):1650-5.

 

We performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing low-molecular-weight heparin (LMWH) vs no LMWH in women with inherited thrombophilia and prior late (≥10 weeks) or recurrent early (<10 weeks) pregnancy loss. Eight trials and 483 patients met our inclusion criteria. ...

Last Updated: 1 Apr 2016

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

The Novel Immunomodulatory and Anticoagulant Therapies for Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

 

Last Updated: 6 Mar 2017

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JZ Thickness as a Predictor of Recurrent Unexplained First Trimesteric Pregnancy Loss.
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Patients With Recurrent Unexplained Pregnancy Loss

 

Last Updated: 16 Feb 2017

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Misoprostol Treatment of Incomplete Abortion by Midwives and Physicians in Uganda
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Incomplete Abortion

 

Last Updated: 30 Aug 2016

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