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Research Roundup

 

The most important preeclampsia research studies, explained for you. A team of diverse researchers scour the peer-reviewed research journals to highlight the most important, cutting edge studies. We try to cover basic, molecular, clinical and population sciences, and a wide range of topics such as new findings in preeclampsia diagnoses, treatment, prevention, long-term effects, risk factors and etiology of preeclampsia.

Radon exposure in homes linked to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
March 30, 2021
Radon exposure in homes linked to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

Research has shown that ionizing radiation (measured by the radon exposure inside one’s home) is linked to having high blood pressure in non-pregnant people. Researchers in this study want to extend this finding into pregnant populations &ndash...

New discoveries in the blood vessels of preeclampsia survivors might help us understand future heart disease risk
March 30, 2021
New discoveries in the blood vessels of preeclampsia survivors might help us understand future heart disease risk

The link between a history of preeclampsia and a higher risk for cardiovascular disease later in life has been reported in research now for many years. However, there are missing pieces to the story such as why and how survivors may develop...

Linking high blood pressure with cardiovascular disease within 5 years of delivery
March 30, 2021
Linking high blood pressure with cardiovascular disease within 5 years of delivery

The link between a history of preeclampsia and increased chance for cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in life has been established. Preeclampsia and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) have been linked to morbidity and mortality. However, we s...

A postpartum program for preeclampsia survivors to improve long-term heart health
March 30, 2021
A postpartum program for preeclampsia survivors to improve long-term heart health

How to treat preeclampsia in pregnant patients is outlined in guidelines from several medical organizations. How to continue to treat preeclampsia survivors in the medical setting after pregnancy is much less clear. This is important to establish bec...

Baby’s DNA in mom’s blood may be a warning sign of preeclampsia
March 30, 2021
Baby’s DNA in mom’s blood may be a warning sign of preeclampsia

New cells in your body are constantly being created while old cells are dying. During this process of cell death (a process called apoptosis), pieces from your old cells can be found floating in your blood- including your DNA. When you are pregnant,...

Vitamin D In The Womb May Be Protective for Babies Born From Complications of Preeclampsia; And  Four More Research Findings
December 29, 2020
Vitamin D In The Womb May Be Protective for Babies Born From Complications of Preeclampsia; And Four More Research Findings

Title: Vitamin D in the womb may be protective for babies born from pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia  Article Title: Associations of Cord Blood Vitamin D and Preeclampsia With Offspring Blood Pressure in Childhood and Adolescence Catego...

Findings about Asthma, Stroke, and a Possible Therapy
November 09, 2020
Findings about Asthma, Stroke, and a Possible Therapy

A new therapy may be developed for very preterm preeclampsia patients, if the results of a small pilot study are confirmed in a larger trial.

Results of Clinical Trial for New Medication to Treat Preterm Preeclampsia; 5 Research Roundup Articles You Don't Want to Miss
September 24, 2020
Results of Clinical Trial for New Medication to Treat Preterm Preeclampsia; 5 Research Roundup Articles You Don't Want to Miss

Five most important research publications from June, July and August 2020, including results of a clinical trial, a new molecule discovered, the role of telemedicine in reducing readmissions, and a review of research on race and ethnicity.

Will It Happen Again? New Risk Factors Come to Light; And 4 Other Must Read Research Studies
July 30, 2020
Will It Happen Again? New Risk Factors Come to Light; And 4 Other Must Read Research Studies

Will It Happen Again? New Risk Factors Come to Light; And 4 Other Must Read Research Studies from March, April and May 2020

Research explores placenta's story of blood pressure in early pregnancy
February 25, 2020
Research explores placenta's story of blood pressure in early pregnancy

Researchers are beginning to study if there is a link between the health of a mother’s placenta and her risk of certain pregnancy outcomes, like hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. In this study, researchers studied a placenta issue called “malperfu...

Long-Term Effects of Preeclampsia; 5 Studies You Don't Want to Miss from January 2020
February 17, 2020
Long-Term Effects of Preeclampsia; 5 Studies You Don't Want to Miss from January 2020

A summary of the most important research articles from January 2020, several of which focus on long-term effects.

Study examines the safety of aspirin for preeclampsia prevention; is baby affected?
February 01, 2020
Study examines the safety of aspirin for preeclampsia prevention; is baby affected?

Research Roundup: Preeclampsia studies you don't want to miss

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