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Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients
July 18, 2022
Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients

Peter Joseph Pappas preeclampsia research grant recipients' study titles and reports.

Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent  for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants
July 06, 2022
Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants

Investigators meeting the research funding program’s criteria are invited to submit Letters of Intent for 2022 proposals by August 22, 2022.

Could a new blood test help rule out preeclampsia?
July 01, 2022
Could a new blood test help rule out preeclampsia?

Researchers study a new "rule-out" test for preeclampsia which looks at eight different biomarkers.

Weighing the pros and cons of early delivery in women with preeclampsia
July 01, 2022
Weighing the pros and cons of early delivery in women with preeclampsia

Research study investigates whether expectant management or early delivery is more beneficial to mom and baby in women with preeclampsia between 34-36 weeks.

How's your heart health? 30-year follow-up after preeclampsia
July 01, 2022
How's your heart health? 30-year follow-up after preeclampsia

Research study finds a clear link between experiencing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and risk for cardiovascular disease 30 years later.

New study results change guidelines for treating mild hypertension in pregnancy
July 01, 2022
New study results change guidelines for treating mild hypertension in pregnancy

Treatment for Mild Chronic Hypertension during Pregnancy (Results from the CHAPS Trial) Treating mild chronic hypertension with medications during pregnancy is beneficial and safe for mother and baby, according to the results of a study published...

Could exercise decrease risk for developing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy?
March 30, 2022
Could exercise decrease risk for developing a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy?

Effects of Supervised Exercise on the Development of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Exercise is recommended to support a healthy pregnancy when determined safe by a patient’s healthcare provider Rese...

Cause-and-effect relationship between COVID-19 infection during pregnancy and developing preeclampsia
March 30, 2022
Cause-and-effect relationship between COVID-19 infection during pregnancy and developing preeclampsia

SARS-CoV-2 and the subsequent development of preeclampsia and preterm birth: evidence of a dose-response relationship supporting causality  Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, there were reports of worse COVID-19 disease in pregnant persons compare...

History of preeclampsia is linked to poorer, smaller blood vessel health in later life
March 30, 2022
History of preeclampsia is linked to poorer, smaller blood vessel health in later life

Microvascular Outcomes in Women With a History of Hypertension in Pregnancy Having had preeclampsia increases a person’s risk for cardiovascular disease in later life. However, how preeclampsia and cardiovascular disease become linked is not y...

What other risk factors increase your likelihood of having preeclampsia again?
March 30, 2022
What other risk factors increase your likelihood of having preeclampsia again?

The Preeclampsia Registry in Action: Patient-reported preconceptional characteristics in the prediction of recurrent preeclampsia Category: Risk Lay Summary: One clinical risk factors for developing preeclampsia in pregnancy is having had preeclamp...

Early Pregnancy Blood Pressure Patterns Identify Risk of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
March 30, 2022
Early Pregnancy Blood Pressure Patterns Identify Risk of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy

Blood pressure at the beginning of pregnancy linked to risk for preeclampsia, especially among Black, Asian, and Hispanic persons As pregnancy progresses, maternal blood pressure changes. In a pregnancy without high blood pressure, blood pressure is...

Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey
March 17, 2022
Preeclampsia Registry Research Helps to Understand the Patient Journey

New research shows many patients not routinely educated about preeclampsia signs and symptoms during their pregnancy journey.

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