Hundreds of women have healthy pregnancies ended by mistake because scans can"t detect the earliest signs of life

Hundreds of women may be losing healthy babies due to mistaken diagnosis of miscarriage Home pregnancy tests are now so sensitive women who fear they have miscarried are attending hospital at an earlier stage than in the pastHospital scans cannot detect the earliest signs of life and may fail to pick up a present heartbeat, leading doctors to remove the early foetusUp to 400 woman may be losing healthy babies each year due to mistaken diagnosis, according to reportNew guidelines urge doctors not to operate to remove a foetus within the first 13 weeks of pregnancy | UPDATED: 08:36 GMT, 12 December 2012 Hundreds of women may be losing healthy babies every year because they are incorrectly diagnosed as having suffered a miscarriage, experts have warned.

Anti-depressant found to bring relief from hot flushes in more than half of menopausal women

Anti-depressant “relieves hot flushes in more than half of menopausal women” Venlafaxine improved flushing in over 60 per cent of patients. However, it is known to cause withdrawal symptoms Hot flushes suffered by menopausal women may be caused by abnormalities in the function of blood vessels and could be treated with a type of anti-depressant, say researchers