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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

PREECLAMPSIA RISK Pre-conception blood pressure and evidence of placental malperfusion BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth Researchers are beginning to study if there is a link between the health of a mother’s placenta and her ris...

Is polycystic kidney disease related to classical preeclampsia or HELLP?
February 22, 2020
Is polycystic kidney disease related to classical preeclampsia or HELLP?

Question:  I would like to know the correlation and prevalence of HELLP / Preeclampsia and Polycystic Kidney Disease. Answer: Women with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) are at higher risk of all forms of preeclampsia. It takes a lot of time t...

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?

REVIEW Review of the evidence for risks for taking aspirin in pregnancy for preeclampsia prevention JAMA Pediatrics The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is responsible for producing practice guidelines and educational...

Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant Program Announces 2020 Award Recipients
January 30, 2020
Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant Program Announces 2020 Award Recipients

Melbourne, FL – January 30, 2020 – The Preeclampsia Foundation announced the recipients of its 2020 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants, a funding program designed to accelerate preeclampsia research. Based on the recommendations of...

Is metformin protective?
November 01, 2019
Is metformin protective?

Question: "I was on Metformin when I conceived but the midwife I was seeing early in the pregnancy took me off the Metformin after the first trimester. The doctor I was seeing later in the pregnancy said he would have kept me on it, but s...

New requirements for hospitals when caring for women with preeclampsia: August '19 Research Roundup
October 10, 2019
New requirements for hospitals when caring for women with preeclampsia: August '19 Research Roundup

PREECLAMPSIA POLICY Joint Commission releases new requirements for hospitals when caring for women with preeclampsia and severe hypertension The Joint Commission The Joint Commission is an organization that accredits and certifies...

2019 Vision Grants
October 02, 2019
2019 Vision Grants

Stephen McCartney, MD PhD University of Washington, Seattle, Washington   Topic: Fetal Microchimerism in Immune Cell Subsets in Preeclampsia     Romina Plitman Mayo, PhD School of Mechanical Engineering at Tel Aviv Universi...

Celiac disease and preeclampsia
August 23, 2019
Celiac disease and preeclampsia

QUESTION: Is there any connection between Celiac Disease and Preeclampsia? I have CD, and I wondered if this elevated my risk for PE/HELLP (which I did get).   ANSWER: Short answer: No; the largest meta-analysis of this question to...

What we know about preeclampsia: July '19 Research Roundup
August 21, 2019
What we know about preeclampsia: July '19 Research Roundup

PREECLAMPSIA BASICS State of the art review: What we know about preeclampsia BMJ This article is a review of the scientific literature to date about preeclampsia, written by some of the most world-renowned preeclampsia researchers....

What risk is added by Factor V Leiden?
August 07, 2019
What risk is added by Factor V Leiden?

QUESTION: Is there is a connection between Factor V Leiden deficiency and HELLP syndrome? ANSWER: Maybe. There have been dozens of studies that have attempted to answer this question. Some have concluded that yes, women carrying variati...

Understanding long-term effects of Preeclampsia and taking charge
July 31, 2019
Understanding long-term effects of Preeclampsia and taking charge

Foundation joins Brigham and Women’s investigators on important research study Preeclampsia puts women at increased risk for heart disease as well as stroke and high blood pressure later in life. Large population studies have demonstrated that...

Preeclampsia Foundation announces research collaboration with Predictive Laboratories
July 31, 2019
Preeclampsia Foundation announces research collaboration with Predictive Laboratories

The Preeclampsia Registry is entering a higher level of research impact with the announcement of a new collaboration with Predictive Laboratories, Inc; a biotechnology company based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. Through this valuable par...

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