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.)
First nationwide study of pregnancy outcomes in women with rheumatic disease

First nationwide study of pregnancy outcomes in women with rheumatic disease

Women with defects in lipoprotein metabolism may actually be able to bear children without complications

Women with defects in lipoprotein metabolism may actually be able to bear children without complications

Hormone responsible for types of high blood pressure could also cause preeclampsia

Hormone responsible for types of high blood pressure could also cause preeclampsia

Genes from both the mother and father can trigger pre-eclampsia

Genes from both the mother and father can trigger pre-eclampsia

Quintuplets born to surrogate mother

Quintuplets born to surrogate mother

The facts on prenatal care

The facts on prenatal care

Support for the use of low-dose aspirin therapy in preventing and treating pre-eclampsia

Support for the use of low-dose aspirin therapy in preventing and treating pre-eclampsia

New guidelines tackle pre-eclampsia

New guidelines tackle pre-eclampsia

Genetic evidence to support an inherited tendency to retain salt

Genetic evidence to support an inherited tendency to retain salt

Lack of a gene called LBP-1a in the embryo prevents normal growth of blood vessels in the placenta

Lack of a gene called LBP-1a in the embryo prevents normal growth of blood vessels in the placenta

Obese mothers increase likelihood of pre-eclampsia

Obese mothers increase likelihood of pre-eclampsia

Women with a history of pre-eclampsia are at increased risk of cancer

Women with a history of pre-eclampsia are at increased risk of cancer