Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from November 28, 2015

Progesterone May Not Lower Risk of Repeated Miscarriage

Pregnant women who have had several miscarriages in the past are sometimes given progesterone supplements, in hopes of avoiding another miscarriage. In the study, researchers found no difference in birth rates between women who received progesterone treatments during their first trimester of pregnancy and those who received a placebo at that time. Among the women given the supplements, 65.8 percent maintained their pregnancy, compared to 63.3 percent of those given the placebo.

from Science News Headlines - Yahoo News http://ift.tt/1Pjq1pN
via RO Water Filter

Another American Ebola Survivor Had Eye Problems

Ebola survivor Dr. Ian Crozier wasn't the only American to experience eye problems following the disease — a new report describes eye problems in another American doctor who lived through the disease. Dr. Richard Sacra, who works for the Christian mission organization SIM USA, contracted Ebola last year while caring for pregnant women in Liberia during the rise of the Ebola outbreak there.

from Science News Headlines - Yahoo News http://ift.tt/1PjpYKD
via RO Water Filter

Why Menstruation Remains a Medical Mystery

Humans are among the few species in which the process occurs, and although researchers have ideas about why menstruation happens, there are many unknowns. But a better understanding of the hows and whys of menstruation is needed, researchers say. "There's so much we don't understand about why this repeated event of shedding and repair happens," said Dr. Hilary Critchley, an ob-gyn and reproductive health researcher at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland.

from Science News Headlines - Yahoo News http://ift.tt/1MLpbye
via RO Water Filter