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.)
Researchers develop new tool to predict pre-eclampsia

Researchers develop new tool to predict pre-eclampsia

Hypertension-related maternal mortality rates continue to increase in the United States

Hypertension-related maternal mortality rates continue to increase in the United States

Treatment for high blood pressure during pregnancy appears safe and reduces maternal risk

Treatment for high blood pressure during pregnancy appears safe and reduces maternal risk

Maternal and neonatal cord-blood antibody profile in response to SARS-CoV-2

Maternal and neonatal cord-blood antibody profile in response to SARS-CoV-2

NIH offers $1 million in cash prizes for innovative diagnostics to help improve maternal health

NIH offers $1 million in cash prizes for innovative diagnostics to help improve maternal health

Maternal morbidities and outcomes in pregnant women with COVID-19

Maternal morbidities and outcomes in pregnant women with COVID-19

COVID-19 in pregnant women linked to complications in pregnancy and birth

COVID-19 in pregnant women linked to complications in pregnancy and birth

Red blood cell distribution width as a biomarker for COVID-19

Red blood cell distribution width as a biomarker for COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 replicates in human placenta with release of infectious viral particles

SARS-CoV-2 replicates in human placenta with release of infectious viral particles

Pregnant women with Takayasu's arteritis may have high prevalence of maternal and fetal complications

Pregnant women with Takayasu's arteritis may have high prevalence of maternal and fetal complications

More severe SARS-CoV-2 infection associated with greater risk of preterm birth

More severe SARS-CoV-2 infection associated with greater risk of preterm birth

Study investigates the mechanism underlying kidney damage in COVID-19 patients

Study investigates the mechanism underlying kidney damage in COVID-19 patients

Diabetes drug may help to prolong pregnancy in women with preterm pre-eclampsia

Diabetes drug may help to prolong pregnancy in women with preterm pre-eclampsia

COVID-19 infection during pregnancy increases risk of developing pre-eclampsia, study finds

COVID-19 infection during pregnancy increases risk of developing pre-eclampsia, study finds

Hypertension in COVID-19-affected pregnancy linked to high SARS-CoV-2 load in placenta

Hypertension in COVID-19-affected pregnancy linked to high SARS-CoV-2 load in placenta

Should pregnant women be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Should pregnant women be vaccinated against COVID-19?

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are more susceptible to pre-eclampsia

Pregnant women with COVID-19 are more susceptible to pre-eclampsia

COVID-19 with pre-eclampsia and acute fatty liver of pregnancy

COVID-19 with pre-eclampsia and acute fatty liver of pregnancy

Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal deaths in the U.S. may be larger than previously reported

Racial and ethnic disparities in maternal deaths in the U.S. may be larger than previously reported

Healthy eating during pregnancy is fundamental for mother and child

Healthy eating during pregnancy is fundamental for mother and child