Latest Eclampsia Stories
Women who gain weight between pregnancies have an increased risk of developing recurrent disorders marked by high blood pressure in a second pregnancy, researchers from Iceland report.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who de
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.
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.
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.
LONDON (Reuters) - Women who suffer certain complications during pregnancy are more likely to develop premature cardiovascular disease, according to a study published on Friday.
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.
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.
Genes from both the mother and father can trigger pre-eclampsia, finds a study published online by the BMJ today.
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.
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