Increased Risk of Miscarriage and Ectopic Pregnancy Among Women With Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most commonly diagnosed gastrointestinal condition and is most prevalent in women of reproductive age. Research undertaken at the University College Cork (UCC) and the University of Manchester by Ali S. Khashan Eamonn M.M. Quigley Roseanne McNamee Fergus P. McCarthy Fergus Shanahan Louise C. Kenny report that there appears to be an increase in the risk […]

Urgent attention: All staff who undertake sonography and early pregnancy scans

Addendum to GTG No 25 (Oct 2006): The Management of Early Pregnancy Loss   Recent research suggests that given inter-observer variability in ultrasound measurements and the greater variation in early embryonic growth than has hitherto been assumed, a more conservative approach to the diagnosis of early pregnancy loss is warranted.   The studies from Imperial […]

Members of the press open invitation to use The EPT as a resource.

Education is part of The EPT mission. We are an organisation who offers information, education and support to those whose lives have been touched by early pregnancy complication and to the professionals who care for them and within that we commit to:- – Raise awareness of the condition within the community of sexually active women […]

Rising Rates of Tubal Pregnancies in US, Cause Concern.

A study looking at female inpatients and outpatients, ages 15 to 44 years, enrolled in Group Health Cooperative over a 15-year period has identified an upward trend in the condition. Group Health Cooperative is a managed care system that serves residents of the state of Washington and of western Idaho,  The study highlights an increase […]

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