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: 26 Dec 2014

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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: 26 Dec 2014

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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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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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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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2014 Great NonProfit Award

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

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Updated 23 Dec 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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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 207 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Consumption of low-moderate level arsenic contaminated water does not increase spontaneous pregnancy loss: a case control study.
 

Author(s): Michael S Bloom, Iulia A Neamtiu, Simona Surdu, Cristian Pop, Ioana Rodica Lupsa, Doru Anastasiu, Edward F Fitzgerald, Eugen S Gurzau

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Previous work suggests an increased risk for spontaneous pregnancy loss linked to high levels of inorganic arsenic (iAs) in drinking water sources (>10 μg/L). However, there has been little focus to date on the impact of low-moderate levels of iAs in drinking water (<10 μg/L). To ...

Last Updated: 30 Oct 2014

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Endometrial beta3 integrin profile reflects endometrial receptivity defects in women with unexplained recurrent pregnancy loss.
 

Author(s): Ariane Germeyer, Ricardo F Savaris, Julia Jauckus, Bruce Lessey

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The pathophysiology of recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL) is still unknown in 50% of the cases. Herein we measure the expression of beta3 integrin subunit, a well-known implantation marker, in women with or without RPL and correlate it with the histological dating of the endometrial tissue.

Last Updated: 1 Jul 2014

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Genetic variants in microRNA machinery genes are associate with idiopathic recurrent pregnancy loss risk.
 

Author(s): Yong Wook Jung, Young Joo Jeon, HyungChul Rah, Ji Hyang Kim, Ji Eun Shin, Dong Hee Choi, Sun Hee Cha, Nam Keun Kim

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Key molecules involved in microRNA (miRNA) biogenesis, such as DROSHA, XPO5, and DICER, have been identified in trophoblast cells, confirming that the miRNA biogenesis pathway is active in human placenta. In addition, miRNAs regulate uterine gene expression associated with inflammatory ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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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 30 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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Embryonic growth discordance and early fetal loss: the STORK multiple pregnancy cohort and systematic review.
 

Author(s): F D'Antonio, A Khalil, E Mantovani, B Thilaganathan,

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2013 Oct;28(10):2621-7.

 

Is there an association between discordance in embryonic growth and fetal loss at the time of the 11-14-week scan in twin pregnancies?

Last Updated: 20 Sep 2013

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Antithrombotic therapy for pregnancy loss.
 

Author(s): Paulien G de Jong, Mariëtte Goddijn, Saskia Middeldorp

Journal: Hum. Reprod. Update. ;19(6):656-73.

 

BACKGROUND Although an association between thrombophilia and pregnancy loss has been observed in many studies, little is known about the pathophysiological mechanisms behind this association. Considering the association between thrombophilia and pregnancy loss, the efficacy of antithrombotic ...

Last Updated: 16 Oct 2013

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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: 27 Feb 2015

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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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