Preeclampsia

Ob-gyns Step Up Preeclampsia Prevention By Recommending Low-dose Aspirin For All Patients

Lowering the risk of developing a life-threatening condition while pregnant is as simple as taking low-dose aspirin every day, according to OB-GYNs at UTHealth. They are now recommending their patients take a low-dose aspirin of 81 milligrams daily...
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Pregnant Women With Very High Blood Pressure Face Greater Heart Disease Risk

Women with preeclampsia are four times more likely to suffer a heart attack or cardiovascular death, Rutgers study finds
Related topics: Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiology, Medical Research

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Kim Kardashian ‘had Five Different Operations’ To Fix The Damage Of Pregnancy

Kim Kardashian had two awful pregnancies with North and Saint. She had preeclampsia with her first pregnancy (North) and she was induced at 34 weeks. With her second pregnancy, her doctors basically had to operate on her reproductive system for...
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Preeclampsia: Everything You Need To Know About This Serious Hypertensive Condition

Preeclampsia is a life-threatening type of hypertensive disorder that occurs in the third trimester of pregnancy and affects about 5% of women.

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Choosing Family Over Medicine: Why I Decided To Leave Clinical Medicine

When my obstetrician told me I was not going back to my clinic that afternoon due to severe preeclampsia, I was so indoctrinated that my first thought was of the inconvenience to my patients who would need to be rescheduled. Only a few minutes later...

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Simple Test Predicts Dangerous Pregnancy Disorder

Researchers have developed a simple, low-cost way to predict preeclampsia, a potentially deadly condition that kills 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies every year.
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Medical News Today: ¿por Qué Se Hinchan Mis Pies?

Los pies hinchados pueden tener varias causas. Algunas, como tobillo torcido o fracturado, son obvias. Otras podrían requerir atención médica urgente, como un coágulo de sangre en la pierna, falla cardíaca y preeclampsia. Averigua aquí cuándo...

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Kim Kardashian Got A Manicure, Mcgriddle & A Wax Before She Gave Birth To North

Six years and ten catfaces ago, Kim Kardashian was hating her first pregnancy. She was pregnant with North West and Kim was sick as a dog. She had preeclampsia, her feet were all messed up, and Kanye was largely in the wind for the entire...
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10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

10 Things Women Should Know About Preeclampsia

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Narrowing Risk Of Preeclampsia To A Specific Phenotype

Researchers look at preeclampsia when it coincides with type 1 diabetes. By studying patients with elevated lipoproteins, these researchers determined that the diabetic patients with a certain phenotype were at greater risk for preeclampsia. But by...
Related topics: Medical Research, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes

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Rise In Postpartum Transfusions Tied To Higher Risk Of Reactions

(MedPage Today) -- Women with preeclampsia found to be at highest risk for transfusion reactions

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Endometriosis Linked To Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes

Endometriosis was associated with increased risk for spontaneous abortion, ectopic pregnancy, and preeclampsia, a study found. Medscape Medical News
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The High Maternal Death Rate In Resource-limited Countries Could Be Reduced With A Simple...

Research presented today at the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo shows that a questionnaire-based algorithm predicts the risk of a pregnant woman developing preeclampsia. This method could lower the high maternal death rate in...
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Transfusion Reactions Up With Postpartum Blood Transfusion

THURSDAY, Aug. 1, 2019 -- Blood transfusions received postpartum are associated with an increased risk for transfusion reactions (TRs), especially among women with preeclampsia, according to a study published online July 31 in Blood Advances. Lars...
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Preeclampsia History Increases Risk For End-stage Kidney Disease

WEDNESDAY, July 31, 2019 -- Women with preeclampsia have an increased risk for developing end-stage kidney disease (ESKD), according to a study published online July 30 in PLOS Medicine. Ali S. Khashan, Ph.D., from the University College Cork in...
Related topics: Kidney Disease, Medical Research

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Long-term Diastolic Dysfunction Seen After Early Preeclampsia

TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 -- Women with a history of early or preterm preeclampsia have an increased prevalence of diastolic dysfunction, according to a review published online July 2 in the Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine. Archana S....

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Better Outcomes For Moms, Babies With Healthier Wic Foods

(MedPage Today) -- Study suggests "policies to improve maternal nutrition may be an effective strategy to prevent preeclampsia," researchers say
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World Expert Takes Multi-pronged Approach To Improving Preeclampsia Diagnosis And Treatment

Preeclampsia is just as hard to accurately diagnose now as it was 100 years ago, said Baha Sibai, MD, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist with UTHealth. Researchers at McGovern Medical School are looking for ways to change that.
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Vitamin D Important For Preeclampsia Prevention

A new study suggests vitamin D may reverse impaired cell interactions in the blood vessels that occur in preeclampsia--a pregnancy complication characterized by high blood pressure. The finding is published ahead of print in the American Journal of...
Related topics: Vitamins, Medical Research, Hypertension, Blood Pressure

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Rethinking Surrogacy

Kim Kardashian, arguably one of the most famous women in the world, has relied on the work of two surrogates to carry and birth two of her four children, a decision that she made after experiencing common and dangerous complications—preeclampsia...
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