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The Alife2 study is investigating whether anti-coagulant (blood–thinning) treatment reduces the risk of miscarriage in women with two or more (unexplained) miscarriages and inherited thrombophilia – a blood-clotting problem.
The PRISM trial is an important research study which is looking at whether progesterone can prevent miscarriage in women with early pregnancy bleeding.
The RESPONSE trial is testing a new medication, called NT100, in women with unexplained repeated miscarriages.
The TABLET trial is an important research study which is looking at the role of thyroid antibodies in women with unexplained miscarriage.
A clear result – Progesterone supplements in the first trimester of pregnancy do NOT improve outcomes in women with a history of unexplained recurrent miscarriages.
Sarah Bailey describes a different type of research study which is looking at trying to improve the psychological wellbeing of women who have suffered recurrent miscarriage.
Ruth interviews Professor Arri Coomarasamy, Consultant Gynaecologist and Sub-specialist in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at Birmingham Women’s Hospital.