Latest Gestational hypertension Stories
Pregnant women with chronic hypertension (high blood pressure) are highly likely to suffer from adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm delivery, low birth weight and neonatal death, which highlights a need for heightened surveillance, suggests a paper published on bmj.com today.
Two common conditions in pregnancy may be risk factors for future diabetes.
Up to 10% of all women experience some form of elevated blood pressure during pregnancy.
Women who were born preterm are at increased risk of complications during pregnancy compared to those born at term, and the risk almost doubles for mothers born before 32 weeks.
Researchers have identified an enzyme linked to pregnancy-induced hypertension – also known as pre-eclampsia – a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure and swelling due to fluid retention.
Use of selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants during pregnancy appears to be linked with increased risk of pregnancy induced high blood pressure ("hypertension"), but a causal link has not been established.
Women who have become pregnant after egg donation should be categorized as high-risk patients.
Faculty of 1000 reviewers examine a study from New Zealand on whether prolonged exposure to the father's semen protects new mothers against pre-eclampsia and having an undersized baby.
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.
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