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2008-11-06 15:00:28

High blood pressure during pregnancy could be a woman's earliest warning that she is at risk of developing heart disease, Canadian researchers said.

2008-10-30 15:00:38

A Swedish study suggests women who experience severe gestational hypertension may give birth to boys who are at lower risk for testicular cancer. Medical researchers aren't certain why that occurs, but Dr.

2008-09-29 18:00:41

SEATTLE, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Michelle A.

2008-09-24 03:00:05

Protherics PLC Additional "DEEP" study analyses and new mechanistic data presented at major conference London, UK; Brentwood, TN, US; 24 September 2008 - Protherics PLC ("Protherics" or the "Company") the international biopharmaceutical company focused on critical care and cancer, today reports the findings of further analyses of data from its placebo-controlled phase 2b Digibind(R) (GSK) Efficacy Evaluation in Pre-eclampsia ("DEEP") study.

2008-08-25 06:00:23

By Liz Szabo As anyone who has been pregnant can attest, the nine months spent carrying a baby can feel like a marathon. But pregnancy may also be a test -- not of a woman's commitment to motherhood but of the fitness of her heart, blood vessels and kidneys, a new study suggests.

2008-07-28 12:00:23

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Michele Kling of March of Dimes, +1-914-997-4613 Team Supported by March of Dimes Publishes Findings in Nature Medicine WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.,July 28/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new March of Dimes-funded study of pre-eclampsia, a serious and potentially deadly disorder that affects about 5 percent of pregnancies, researchers have found results in mice that may have important implications for diagnosis and treatment in humans.

2008-07-17 12:01:18

Women who increase their daily intake of diary fiber during the first trimester of pregnancy could reduce their risk of preeclampsia, U.S. researchers said.

2007-11-11 03:00:08

By Berkley, Eliza Meng, Chen; Rayburn, William F Abstract Objective. To assess the efficiency of labor induction using low dose misoprostol for cervical ripening among nulliparous patients with severe preeclampsia. Methods.


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