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.

Danger of Dr Google: 25 per cent of women misdiagnose themselves on the internet

Danger of Dr Google: 25 per cent of women misdiagnose themselves on the internetOne in ten have endured unpleasant side effects after self-medicating | UPDATED: 00:30 GMT, 18 April 2012 When you’re faced with an unexplained medical problem, it can seem easier and quicker to go online for answers rather than wait for a doctor’s appointment.