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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.)
Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

Residents in majority-Black neighborhoods experience higher rates of severe maternal morbidity

New book explains concept and knowledge maps about biochemical compounds

New book explains concept and knowledge maps about biochemical compounds

Elevated ACE2 and inflammation levels increase risk for pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2

Elevated ACE2 and inflammation levels increase risk for pregnant women infected with SARS-CoV-2

Pregnancy complications can increase long-term mortality risks

Pregnancy complications can increase long-term mortality risks

Genetic risk of pre-eclampsia linked to blood pressure and BMI, study reveals

Genetic risk of pre-eclampsia linked to blood pressure and BMI, study reveals

Women with kidney failure have low rates of contraceptive use, research finds

Women with kidney failure have low rates of contraceptive use, research finds

Aspirin to be tested as a potential COVID-19 treatment as part of RECOVERY trial

Aspirin to be tested as a potential COVID-19 treatment as part of RECOVERY trial

Women with interstitial lung disease may not need to terminate their pregnancies

Women with interstitial lung disease may not need to terminate their pregnancies

Study finds sex differences among young individuals who suffer a heart attack

Study finds sex differences among young individuals who suffer a heart attack

Severe COVID-19 in pregnancy increases risk for adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes

Severe COVID-19 in pregnancy increases risk for adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

Small for gestational age babies more likely to experience asymmetric growth

Study reveals higher incidence of immunology diseases in donor sperm-conceived adults

Study reveals higher incidence of immunology diseases in donor sperm-conceived adults

Research explains why flu is dangerous for pregnant women

Research explains why flu is dangerous for pregnant women

Study aims to address the effects of Covid-19 on pregnant women's placenta and fetus

Study aims to address the effects of Covid-19 on pregnant women's placenta and fetus

COVID-19 in pregnancy doubles odds of preterm delivery

COVID-19 in pregnancy doubles odds of preterm delivery

Blanket approach to prescribing medication during pregnancy may put low birth weight babies at risk

Blanket approach to prescribing medication during pregnancy may put low birth weight babies at risk

Obese pregnant women have greater risk of early and late-onset hypertensive disorders

Obese pregnant women have greater risk of early and late-onset hypertensive disorders

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19

Evidence of SARS-CoV-2 placental infection in mild COVID-19

Novel biomarkers can diagnose and assess the risk of preeclampsia

Novel biomarkers can diagnose and assess the risk of preeclampsia

Women with gestational hypertension more likely to develop heart disease later

Women with gestational hypertension more likely to develop heart disease later