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2011-11-14 11:11:35

Mid-pregnancy test predicts late-pregnancy complication; High blood pressure during pregnancy spells trouble later in life Highlights:     A test done mid-pregnancy accurately predicts which women will later develop preeclampsia, a late-pregnancy disorder characterized by high blood pressure and excess protein in the urine. Left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to serious -- even fatal -- complications for a pregnant woman and her baby.     Women with high...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'