Tag: "preeclampsia" at medical news
Study Finds Aspirin Does Not Prevent High-Risk Cases Of Preeclampsia
...e aspirin therapy duringpregnancy does not prevent preeclampsia
in women who are at high risk for thedisease, acco...nal-fetal medicine. "Women at high risk of preeclampsia
should not be given aspirin therapyto prevent the condition, as our study shows it doesn't work." sa...
Researchers find elevated cholesterol is risk factor for preeclampsia
... Much is still unknown about the ultimate cause of preeclampsia
or toxemia, acondition in which a pregnant woman d...associated with prematurity. It is estimated that preeclampsia
occurs in 5percent of pregnancies and is more common in women having their first pregnancy. While pr...
Simple blood test may be able to predict risk of preeclampsia
...uthor. "Finding a way to predict who will develop preeclampsia
is a necessary first step to testing new therapies...ities. If not appropriately managed, a woman with preeclampsia
can proceed to eclampsia -- characterized by seizures -- or liver or kidney failure, complications t...
Nighttime is the right time to prevent preterm labor with aspirin
...placebo groups were significant: The incidence of preeclampsia
was 14.3 percent in the placebo group, but just 1....uctions in all gestational high blood pressure and preeclampsia
complications. But there is more: Women who took aspirin at bedtime gave birth to children 250 gram...
New test predicts pregnancy problems long before they happen
...velop preeclampsia. Usually, a pregnant woman with preeclampsia
develops dangerously high blood pressure and begin...ogress to eclampsia, children born to mothers with preeclampsia
may be born prematurely or have low birth weight. Preeclampsia is still one of the leading causes o...
News for moms-to-be with preeclampsia: Hospital choice helps avoid a cesarean delivery
ST. LOUIS -- Pregnant women who have preeclampsia
are more likely to avoid a cesarean delivery if th...and success with vaginal delivery among women with preeclampsia
compared with primary or secondary hospitals," writes Dorothea Mostello, M.D., assistant professor o...
Women's health research findings presented by University of Pittsburgh scientists
....S.W.; and Melissa McNeil, M.D., MPH. The risk of preeclampsia
rises with increases in body mass index before pre... with respect to body mass index (BMI) and risk of preeclampsia
reveals a sharp increase in risk from a BMI of 16 to 35, according to Lisa M. Bodnar, Ph.D., MPH, R...
Black women with high blood pressure during pregnancy have higher homocysteine levels
...igher rates of the hypertension condition known as preeclampsia
among black women and indicate future risk for car...esearch Institute. "There is a higher incidence of preeclampsia
in black women and we know that when black women experience the disorder they are more likely to hav...
Substance in urine predicts development of preeclampsia
...earchers found women were highly likely to develop preeclampsia
if they had low levels of a substance known as pla...lood pressure and other symptoms characteristic of preeclampsia
result from low levels of PlGF and VEGF. Researchers are making plans to refine the finding into an...
New treatment guidelines for pregnant women with asthma
...is associated with increased risk of infant death, preeclampsia
(a serious condition marked by high blood pressure, which can cause seizures in the mother or fetus), premature birth, and low-birth weight. These risks are linked to asthma severity more severe asthma increases risk, while better controlled asthma ...
Proteins found in urine of pregnant women could help diagnose preeclampsia
...men could serve as a screening/diagnostic tool for preeclampsia
(hypertension and proteinuria during pregnancy). The study is published in March issue of American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology . "Preeclampsia is one of the most common causes of maternal mortality in the United States, but establishing a c...