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Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have found that a significant increase of an enzyme in the blood vessels of pregnant women with preeclampsia may explain some of the symptoms associated with the condition, including hypertension, swelling and protein in the urine.
New research may tell a woman whether she is at risk for a life-threatening condition early in her pregnancy.
Study highlights: -- Researchers identified 14 new markers that could identify in early pregnancy who may be at risk of developing preeclampsia in later pregnancy.
Women who experience preeclampsia, a serious complication of pregnancy, may have an increased risk for reduced thyroid functioning later in life.
NEW YORK, November 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study that examines the value of maternal blood biomarkers will help identify and monitor patients at risk of developing preeclampsia and is set to change the way expectant mothers are cared for in prenatal clinics around the world. The study, conducted by scientists at the highly-respected National Institute of Child and Human Development of the National Institute of Health (NICHD/NIH), set out to determine the diagnostic indices and...
Inducing a pregnancy at 37 weeks, may be healthier for some women and their babies.
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.
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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