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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.)
Caribbean, African-born women more likely to be admitted at ICU during delivery

Caribbean, African-born women more likely to be admitted at ICU during delivery

European cardiovascular prevention guidelines emphasise population approaches

European cardiovascular prevention guidelines emphasise population approaches

New research estimates unmet surgical needs of forcibly displaced persons

New research estimates unmet surgical needs of forcibly displaced persons

New NICE guidance recommends use of Roche Diagnostics’ new pre-eclampsia test

New NICE guidance recommends use of Roche Diagnostics’ new pre-eclampsia test

Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy do not improve babies' bone health, but may have seasonal effect

Vitamin D supplements during pregnancy do not improve babies' bone health, but may have seasonal effect

Physical exercise during pregnancy can prevent gestational hypertension

Physical exercise during pregnancy can prevent gestational hypertension

Study reveals increased mortality risk following hypertensive disease of pregnancy

Study reveals increased mortality risk following hypertensive disease of pregnancy

Simple blood test could help predict emergence of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

Simple blood test could help predict emergence of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

Falls in stillbirth rates failing to keep pace with childhood, maternal mortality rates

Falls in stillbirth rates failing to keep pace with childhood, maternal mortality rates

Roche’s Elecsys blood test could help predict pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

Roche’s Elecsys blood test could help predict pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

Scientists find genetic link to unexplained heart failure affecting pregnant women

Scientists find genetic link to unexplained heart failure affecting pregnant women

Immigrant couples at lower risk of having preterm birth than Canadian-born couples

Immigrant couples at lower risk of having preterm birth than Canadian-born couples

New research could lead to diagnosis of preeclampsia in the first trimester

New research could lead to diagnosis of preeclampsia in the first trimester

Eating a light meal during labor may benefit most healthy women

Eating a light meal during labor may benefit most healthy women

Preeclampsia during pregnancy linked to heart defects in infants

Preeclampsia during pregnancy linked to heart defects in infants

New research examines complications related to labor anesthesia in women with thrombocytopenia

New research examines complications related to labor anesthesia in women with thrombocytopenia

Study finds that serum biomarkers can predict pre-eclampsia risk in pregnant women

Study finds that serum biomarkers can predict pre-eclampsia risk in pregnant women

Diabetes drug metformin does not stop babies from being born overweight

Diabetes drug metformin does not stop babies from being born overweight

News study shows pregnancy complications tied to future cardiovascular disease risk

News study shows pregnancy complications tied to future cardiovascular disease risk

WSU researcher secures $1.25 million NIH grant to study role of rosiglitazone drug in reversing preeclampsia

WSU researcher secures $1.25 million NIH grant to study role of rosiglitazone drug in reversing preeclampsia