IMMUNE THERAPIES

I’ve gathered below links to arguments/studies/articles/information both for and against immune therapies. I can’t vouch for the research behind some of these–I usually take seriously only peer-reviewed research articles (of which there are some below). But all may provide a good starting point.

FOR

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18275519   (this one is pro-Prednisone)

http://haveababy.com/fertility-information/ivf-authority/recurrent-pregnancy-loss-immune-therapy/

http://haveababy.com/fertility-information/ivf-authority/unexplained-infertility-and-ivf-failure/

http://haveababy.com/fertility-information/ivf-authority/case-study-recurrent-pregnancy-loss-due-complete-dq-alpha-match/

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/experimental-immunotherapy-offers-hope-for-recurring-miscarriages/article570412/

http://www.healthline.com/health-blogs/fruit-womb/recurrent-early-pregnancy-loss-6-special-patient

http://www.hah.co.uk/intralipid-infusion-therapy

http://www.carefertility.com/ivf/viewtopic.php?t=39200

AGAINST

http://www.uchospitals.edu/news/2010/20100825-ivig.html

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16625529

http://www.uchospitals.edu/news/1999/19990731-immunother-mis.html

http://www.hfea.gov.uk/docs/SCAG_reproductive_immunology_annex_cochrane_Nov07.pdf

http://www.health.am/gyneco/more/immunotherapy_doesnt_reduce_risk_of_recurrent_miscarriage/

 IN BETWEEN

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8739453

(This one basically says it’s hard to figure out the effects of immune therapies because chromosomal abnormalities are also high and confound the results.)

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