Latest Eclampsia Stories

2006-03-30 14:20:35

LONDON (Reuters) - High doses of vitamin supplements do not reduce the incidence of pre-eclampsia in women who have a high risk of the pregnancy complication, scientists said on Thursday. Pre-eclampsia, which causes dangerously high blood pressure, occurs in 2-3 percent of pregnancies.

2006-03-27 18:05:00

Hemorrhage and high blood pressure are the leading causes of maternal deaths in poor countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, according to research published on Tuesday.

2006-01-25 12:29:55

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who develop preeclampsia and who have a low birth weight infant appear to have an increased risk of later kidney problems, according to an online report in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

2005-11-17 19:04:34

LONDON (Reuters) - Women who suffer certain complications during pregnancy are more likely to develop premature cardiovascular disease, according to a study published on Friday.

2005-10-31 23:26:20

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Use of assisted reproductive technologies, including ovulation induction and in vitro fertilization (IVF), increases the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes such as placental anomalies and miscarriage, new research shows.

2005-09-28 12:35:00

By Martha Kerr NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who suffer certain complications during pregnancy apparently run a higher risk of having a stroke later in life, according to findings reported Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Neurological Association in San Diego, California. Dr.

2005-09-16 13:45:56

Genes from both the mother and father can trigger pre-eclampsia, finds a study published online by the BMJ today.

2005-09-16 10:39:19

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Genes from both parents can increase the risk of preeclampsia, a serious complication that occurs in about 5 percent of pregnancies, doctors said on Friday.

2004-11-28 03:00:16

Objective: To investigate whether mid-trimester maternal plasma homocysteine concentration is elevated in women who develop pre- eclampsia and in those women identified at high risk by abnormal uterine artery Doppler examination.

2004-11-26 03:00:10

Key words: LEPTlN, PRE-ECLAMPSIA, DOPPLER FLOW VELOCIMETRY ABSTRACT Altered Dopplerflow velodmetry of the uterine arteries during the second trimester is correlated with the risk of developing pre- edampsia.

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