Latest Eclampsia Stories
A battle that brews in the mother's womb between the father's biological goal to produce the biggest, healthiest baby possible vs. the mother's need to live through delivery might help explain preeclampsia, an often deadly disease of pregnancy.
The Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine looks at pregnancy as a window for future health.
A novel therapy that reduces elevated blood levels of a potentially toxic protein in women with preeclampsia, a dangerous complication of pregnancy, may someday address the therapeutic dilemma posed by the condition â€“ balancing life-threatening risks to the mother with the dangers that early delivery poses to an immature fetus.
In one of the first studies to examine the reasons for the rising number of women delivering their babies by cesarean section, Yale School of Medicine researchers found that while half of the increase was attributable to a rise in repeat cesarean delivery in women with a prior cesarean birth, an equal proportion was due to a rise in first time cesarean delivery.
A new study shows a dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins may protect pregnant women from preeclampsia.
A dietary supplement containing an amino acid and antioxidant vitamins, given to pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia, can reduce the occurrence of the disease.
Awareness-building activities are taking place nationwide as Preeclampsia Awareness Month begins. Over half of pregnant woman are not routinely informed about the signs and symptoms of preeclampsia, a life-threatening condition that complicates one in twelve pregnancies.
Scientists have discovered genetic defects that appear to predispose women to a common pregnancy-related medical problem called preeclampsia that can threaten the life of both baby and mother.
Scientists have identified genetic errors in women with autoimmune diseases that increase the risk of preeclampsia, a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs in 10 percent of all pregnancies.
Specific genetic mutations in women with autoimmune diseases are associated with preeclampsiaâ€”a common pregnancy-related problem that can threaten the health of both baby and mother.
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