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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.)
Research highlights more accurate way to screen for preeclampsia than current methods

Research highlights more accurate way to screen for preeclampsia than current methods

Women with Type 1 diabetes come across unique challenges

Women with Type 1 diabetes come across unique challenges

Researchers reveal several risk factors that elevate stroke risk among women

Researchers reveal several risk factors that elevate stroke risk among women

Lingering hypertension may go unnoticed among women with pre-eclampsia during pregnancy

Lingering hypertension may go unnoticed among women with pre-eclampsia during pregnancy

Study reveals that 64% of pregnant women suffer from insomnia in the third trimester

Study reveals that 64% of pregnant women suffer from insomnia in the third trimester

Study finds link between high blood lead levels and pre-eclampsia

Study finds link between high blood lead levels and pre-eclampsia

Continuous glucose monitoring for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes reduces risk of complications for newborns

Continuous glucose monitoring for pregnant women with type 1 diabetes reduces risk of complications for newborns

Landmark studies provide bank of evidence for ever-growing benefits of pre-eclampsia test

Landmark studies provide bank of evidence for ever-growing benefits of pre-eclampsia test

Older wombs have more trouble in adapting to pregnancy

Older wombs have more trouble in adapting to pregnancy

Physical exercise during pregnancy provides benefits for both mother and baby

Physical exercise during pregnancy provides benefits for both mother and baby

Women with history of pre-eclampsia more likely to face atherosclerosis decades after pregnancy

Women with history of pre-eclampsia more likely to face atherosclerosis decades after pregnancy

Most pregnant women do not know their recommended calorie intake, survey found

Most pregnant women do not know their recommended calorie intake, survey found

Finnish mothers carry rare gene variants that protect them from pre-eclampsia, study finds

Finnish mothers carry rare gene variants that protect them from pre-eclampsia, study finds

Scientists uncover vital clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and increased risk of heart disease

Scientists uncover vital clues in puzzle over pre-eclampsia and increased risk of heart disease

Roche to showcase new solutions for lab innovation at EuroMedLab

Roche to showcase new solutions for lab innovation at EuroMedLab

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Women with obstructive sleep apnea may be at increased risk for pregnancy complications

Woman’s gradual weight gain can increase risk of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy

Woman’s gradual weight gain can increase risk of hypertensive disorders during pregnancy

Obese women may get less dangerous form of preeclampsia, study suggests

Obese women may get less dangerous form of preeclampsia, study suggests

Scientists grow womb lining models that could shed light on early pregnancy events

Scientists grow womb lining models that could shed light on early pregnancy events

Miniature models of ‘womb lining’ could provide insights into early pregnancy and menstrual cycle

Miniature models of ‘womb lining’ could provide insights into early pregnancy and menstrual cycle