Eclampsia News and Research

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Eclampsia an acute and life-threatening complication of pregnancy, is characterized by the appearance of tonic-clonic seizures, usually in a patient who had developed preeclampsia. (Preeclampsia and eclampsia are collectively called Hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and toxemia of pregnancy.)
Women with preeclampsia five times more likely to have end-stage kidney disease

Women with preeclampsia five times more likely to have end-stage kidney disease

Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy has potential to reduce weight gain, gestational diabetes

Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy has potential to reduce weight gain, gestational diabetes

It is okay for women with lupus to get pregnant with proper care, says new study

It is okay for women with lupus to get pregnant with proper care, says new study

Exercise during pregnancy can promote bone health of both mother and child

Exercise during pregnancy can promote bone health of both mother and child

Diabetes drug can halve the risk of late miscarriage, preterm births for women with PCOS

Diabetes drug can halve the risk of late miscarriage, preterm births for women with PCOS

Fainting during pregnancy may indicate issues for both the baby and mother's health

Fainting during pregnancy may indicate issues for both the baby and mother's health

Inducing early labor costs the same as waiting for spontaneous labor

Inducing early labor costs the same as waiting for spontaneous labor

NHS to roll-out new test for potentially lethal pre-eclampsia

NHS to roll-out new test for potentially lethal pre-eclampsia

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Maternal smoking and pre-eclampsia may affect fertility of offspring

Study: Maternal deaths from cesarean sections far higher in low and middle-income countries

Study: Maternal deaths from cesarean sections far higher in low and middle-income countries

Simple urine test can rapidly detect preeclampsia

Simple urine test can rapidly detect preeclampsia

New insights into peripartum cardiomyopathy in women

New insights into peripartum cardiomyopathy in women

U.S.-funded initiative associated with reductions in maternal and newborn mortality in Indonesia

U.S.-funded initiative associated with reductions in maternal and newborn mortality in Indonesia

Pregnant women who undergo gallbladder removal surgery experience longer hospital stays

Pregnant women who undergo gallbladder removal surgery experience longer hospital stays

Pregnant women face greater risk of having hemorrhagic stroke, reveal studies

Pregnant women face greater risk of having hemorrhagic stroke, reveal studies

Scientists create mini-placenta's to study early stages of pregnancy

Scientists create mini-placenta's to study early stages of pregnancy

“Placental organoids” could be the future of pregnancy and conception research say researchers

“Placental organoids” could be the future of pregnancy and conception research say researchers

Study highlights need for better screening tools to detect maternal sepsis

Study highlights need for better screening tools to detect maternal sepsis

Human Cell Atlas study of early pregnancy shows how mother's immune system is modified

Human Cell Atlas study of early pregnancy shows how mother's immune system is modified

Chronic hypertension: Risk of stillbirth higher for black than for white women

Chronic hypertension: Risk of stillbirth higher for black than for white women