Latest Eclampsia Stories
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.
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.
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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