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What causes a miscarriage? Most of the time the answer is simply “we don’t know,” but there are some tests that can give much-needed answers. And NPR investigates how shielding pregnant from the experiments inherent in studies means that doctors experiment on any pregnant woman who needs medication.
As pregnant women are considered a “vulnerable” population, researchers often do not include them in drug trials. Unfortunately, this means that doctors know very little about how drugs affect pregnant women and their children. From NPR.
What is adenomyosis and how can it affect fertility? From TODAY.
- Fertility tracking apps can be both an effective tool for educating women about their bodies and their fertility and a gateway to unhealthy levels of obsession. Read the full story at WBUR.
- When women experience a miscarriage, one of the most pressing questions is “why?” unfortunately, most of the time the answer is unknown, but there are tests that can give some answers, as U.S. News & World Report reveals.