How Baby's Sex may Help Predict Pregnancy Complications?
Placenta differs profoundly according to sex. Baby girls raise pre-eclampsia risk whereas baby boys are more vulnerable to poor growth.
5 days ago - Medindia Health
Hypertension in Pregnancy: A CVD Red Flag Not to Be Ignored
Transient gestational hypertension and pre-eclampsia are warning signs for increased and earlier risk for chronic hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia, say...
10 days ago - Medscape
Pre-eclampsia Linked to Changes in Cardiac Geometry, Function
Severe pre-eclampsia, associated with acute CV changes and greater use of echocardiography, may help clinicians identify particularly high-risk women and improve clinical...
20 days ago - Medscape
No Proof Vitamin D Lowers Blood Pressure in Pregnancy
Taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the risk of pregnancy-related high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, a new study finds.
22 days ago - Web MD
Severe Pre-eclampsia Linked with Short-term Adverse CV Changes
Results suggest that women with echocardiographic abnormalities may benefit from serial clinical and imaging follow-up
24 days ago - MedPageToday
No evidence that vitamin D protects against high blood pressure in pregnancy
There is no strong evidence that vitamin D protects against pregnancy-induced high blood pressure or pre-eclampsia, conclude researchers today.
28 days ago - ScienceDaily
Pre-Eclampsia Blood Test: Melbourne Hospital Helps Develop World-First
Pre-eclampsia is a common complication of pregnancy. A woman who has pre-eclampsia suffers from a very high blood pressure, which places enormous stress on her cardiovascular...
1 month ago - Health Status
Daily dose of aspirin reduces a pregnant woman's risk of pre-eclampsia by nearly 40%, study finds
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh found that expectant mothers are 39 percent less likely to develop pre-eclampsia if they take a low dose of the painkiller every day.
1 month ago - Daily Mail
Effect of vitamin D3 supplementation in pregnancy on risk of pre-eclampsia - Randomized controlled trial
Vitamin D plays pivotal role in decidualization and implantation of the placenta. Recent researches have shown that low level of vitamin D3 “25-hydroxyvitamin D ” in serum is a...
2 monthes ago - Clinical Nutrition
Adverse pregnancy outcomes in adolescents and young women with systemic lupus erythematosus: a national estimate
Pregnant women with systemic lupus erythematosus have increased risk of adverse outcomes including disease flare, spontaneous abortion, preeclampsia/eclampsia, premature birth...
3 monthes ago - Pediatric Rheumatology
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Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Raw Turkey Sickens 90
Ninety people have gotten sick from raw turkey tainted with salmonella bacteria in 26 states, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned on Thursday. Forty people...
Parents say their children develop extreme behavioral changes after a strep...
Sabrina Smith, 11, from Danbury, Connecticut, was seven years old when she was diagnosed with PANDAS, an autoimmune disorder that creates neurological symptoms after a strep...
Cancer patients who use complementary medicine have higher risk
Complemetary medicine is different to 'alternative'. It is the use of non-traditional treatment with traditional methods, rather than instead of. But still, Yale found these...
Good cholesterol may increase risk of heart disease in older women
Hormonal changes during menopause can cause the 'healthy' HDL blood fat to become harmful - by enlarging the particles, say scientists at the University of Pittsburgh.
Bitter ‘super-tasters' have a nearly 60% higher risk of cancer
Researchers from Penn State University studied 5,500 British women for 20 years and found those who cannot taste the bitter chemical PTC are less likely to get cancer than...
An end to paralysis from spinal cord injury?
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has been able to help mice walk again by injecting a compound which helps reactive nerve pathways that send signals to our leg muscles.
Making This 1 Change to My Diet Helped Me Quickly Lose Belly Fat
Last year, I saw a pretty incredible transformation in my body. There was a particularly stressful period of my life where I gained 40 pounds, so when I was ready to get my...
Bless You, Nordstrom! These Millennial Pink Adidas Sneakers Are on a MAJOR Sale
What's better than pink sneakers? Pink sneakers that are discounted, duh. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is in full swing and everyone gets public access to it on July 20. One...
CT Scans may Heighten the Risk of Brain Cancer
CT scans may increase the risk of brain cancer, research at the Oxford University Press finds. This pattern of excess cancer risk may be partly due to confounding by...
Cells' Ability to Repair DNA Points to Cancer Therapy
Mechanism behind how cells repair broken strands of DNA may have huge implications for the treatment of cancer. In cancer, mutations in complex could lead to resistance to...