preeclampsia

New Study Finds Breakthrough In Preeclampsia Diagnosis

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Preeclampsia can be a scary diagnosis for moms-to-be, especially now that Kim Kardashian, one of the approximately 5 percent of pregnant women who experience it, has been outspoken with less-than-glowing things to say about the condition, which she suffered from during her first pregnancy. Often caused by high blood pressure and kidney problems, it can... Read more

A New Blood Test Finds Mom-to-Be’s Preeclampsia Risk Early

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It only affects 5 to 7 percent of pregnancies in the United States each year, but preeclampsia is a major issue. This cardiovascular disorder is typically detected later in pregnancies (after week 20), and occurs when you have a combination of high blood pressure and protein in your urine. It can have some... Read more