miscarriage


CAN WE IDENTIFY MORE GENES WITH LINKS TO MISCARRIAGE?

Around 1 in 4 pregnancies ends in miscarriage, but in many cases a definite cause cannot be found. It’s an all-too-common situation that is heart breaking for parents, and incredibly frustrating for the clinicians involved. Miscarriage can happen for many reasons, including infection and hormonal imbalances. But around half of […]


Mosquito

THE ZIKA VIRUS AND DMDD

The Zika virus has raised global awareness of birth defects more than at any time in the last 50 years [1]. A recent Nature Editorial explores the opportunities this presents to increase support for vaccination programmes, compulsory fortification of food staples and investment in population-scale databases to mine information on […]