Fresh Insights into the All-important Placenta
Using the latest MRI scanning equipment experts have found differences in blood flow to the placenta in healthy and pre-eclampsia pregnancies.
1 month ago - Medindia Health
Imaging reveals unexpected contractions in the human placenta
High-resolution imaging of the human placenta provides new insights into blood circulation patterns that are crucial for fetal development, according to a new study. These...
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Half of pregnant women at risk of pre-eclampsia missing out on aspirin that can help prevent it
Aspirin has been used for decades to reduce the risk of pre-eclampsia, which leads to dangerously high blood pressure and threatens the life of both mother and baby.
1 month ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Half of Moms-to-be with Pre-Eclampsia Miss Out on Preventive Aspirin
More than half of pregnant women who are at risk of the dangerously high blood pressure condition, called pre-eclampsia, are missing out on preventive aspirin treatment...
1 month ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
High Blood Pressure of Pregnancy Tied to Developmental Problems in Children
Pre-eclampsia was associated with a slightly increased risk of epilepsy, autism and other neurodevelopmental problems in offspring.
3 monthes ago - NY Times
Machine learning as a strategy to account for dietary synergy: an illustration based on dietary intake and adverse pregnancy outcomes
ABSTRACTBackgroundConventional analytic approaches for studying diet patterns assume no dietary synergy, which can lead to bias if incorrectly modeled. Machine learning...
4 monthes ago - American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Antioxidant in mushrooms may relieve symptoms of pre-eclampsia
Pregnancy hypertension, or Pre-eclampsia, is a complex disorder of pregnancy. Treatment of elevated blood pressure can manage the condition in the mother, but in severe cases...
4 monthes ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Antioxidant in mushrooms may relieve features of 'pregnancy hypertension'
A new study in rats suggests that the natural antioxidant L-ergothioneine could alleviate the characteristics of pre-eclampsia.
4 monthes ago - ScienceDaily - 2 articles
New MR system could help identify pregnant women at high risk of pre-eclampsia
Scientists have developed a new magnetic resonance system which could be used to more effectively identify pregnant women at high-risk of pre-eclampsia.
5 monthes ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Pregnant women who conceive in the spring or summer 'are more likely to suffer from pre-eclampsia'
A study of 50,000 women in Denmark found those who got pregnant between June and August were more likely to have high blood pressure disorders.
5 monthes ago - Daily Mail
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Black Patients Fare Worse After Angioplasty
Even after undergoing the artery-clearing procedure angioplasty, Black patients with heart disease are more likely than whites to suffer a heart attack or die within the next...
Brain-Eating Amoeba Case Confirmed in Florida
A case of brain-eating amoeba has been confirmed in the Tampa area, according to the Florida Department of Health.
COVID Claims Life of Broadway Actor Nick Cordero
Broadway musical theater actor Nick Cordero - who'd been hospitalized for three months after contracting the new coronavirus - died Sunday at age 41.
Vitamin C sensor offers new opportunities in personalized health
Researchers have developed a non-invasive technology that may support dietary adherence and detect nutritional deficiencies by tracking vitamin C levels in perspiration.
COVID-19 Upended HIV Prevention Efforts at Boston Clinic
Lapses in refills for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis skyrocketed during the COVID-19 outbreak, with significant declines in PrEP initiations, as well as testing for sexually...
Study: Polymer-Free Stents Don't Deliver Long Term
Long-term adverse outcomes were similar for polymer-free and durable-polymer drug-eluting stents in the ISAR-TEST-5 study, suggesting that stent innovations might have reached...
Autism Screening: Time to Focus on Quality Over Quantity
Most children are being screened for autism spectrum disorder, but disparities remain, an analysis of 20 Utah clinics indicated. Among 36,223 toddlers who came in for check-ups...
Op-Ed: Docs, Nurses Should Get Priority in COVID-19 Triage
With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, debates regarding triage ethics have become acutely salient. Fortunately, thanks to aggressive and protracted social distancing...
COVID-19 Spread by Droplets? Free Particles? Or 'A Little Bit of Both'?
Hundreds of epidemiologists from around the world sent a letter to the World Health Organization asserting that people can contract SARS-CoV-2 infection from airborne virions...
Black militants are now anti-White, anti-Jew, anti-Israel: Armed Black...
The militant, extremist Black Lives Matter movement is not only being directly funded by hundreds of U.S. corporations who are overtly attempting to overthrow America, now BLM...