• Early diagnosis of peripartum cardiomyopathy associated with improved outcomes

    8 monthes ago - By News Medical

    Women who are diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy during late pregnancy or within a month following delivery are more likely to experience restored cardiac function and improved outcomes compared to those who are diagnosed later in the postpartum period, according to a new study from Penn Medicine.
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  • Heart-healthy pregnancy improves future CV health in children

    8 monthes ago - By Healio

    PHILADELPHIA - A new study highlights an independent association between maternal CV health during the third trimester and subsequent offspring CV health at 10 to 14 years of age.
    Using a CV health scoring system that assessed BMI, BP, total cholesterol, fasting blood glucose and smoking status - five metrics from the AHA's Life's Simple 7 - researchers found that every 1-point increase in maternal gestational CV health score was associated with a 0.24 point higher offspring CV health score, according to data presented at the American Heart
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  • Pregnancy-associated Heart Disease: New Insights

    Pregnancy-associated Heart Disease: New Insights

    8 monthes ago - By Medindia Health

    Early diagnosis of pregnancy-associated heart disease is linked to better outcomes, said new research.
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