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Pre-eclampsia is a medical condition where hypertension arises in pregnancy (pregnancy-induced hypertension) in association with significant amounts of protein in the urine. Pre-eclampsia refers to a set of symptoms rather than any causative factor, and there are many different causes for the condition.
Merck's GARDASIL receives approval from FDA Advisory Committee

Merck's GARDASIL receives approval from FDA Advisory Committee

Angiotensin II receptors not detectable in pregnant or preeclamptic women

Angiotensin II receptors not detectable in pregnant or preeclamptic women

Study reveals high levels of ergothioneine in RBCs of women with pre-eclampsia

Study reveals high levels of ergothioneine in RBCs of women with pre-eclampsia

Importance of increased funding for molecular diagnostics

Importance of increased funding for molecular diagnostics

Hydrogen sulphide investigated for role in pregnancy

Hydrogen sulphide investigated for role in pregnancy

Obesity increases risk of complications in pregnancy

Obesity increases risk of complications in pregnancy

Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth

Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth

Women warned not to wait too long to have a baby

Women warned not to wait too long to have a baby

Pregnant women should steer clear of advice to "eat for two"

Pregnant women should steer clear of advice to "eat for two"

Start taking a vitamin with folic acid before pregnancy

Start taking a vitamin with folic acid before pregnancy

ADA releases official stance on obesity, reproduction and pregnancy outcomes

ADA releases official stance on obesity, reproduction and pregnancy outcomes

You are what your mother did not eat during pregnancy

You are what your mother did not eat during pregnancy

Proteinuria during pre-eclampsia: A poor predictor of complications?

Proteinuria during pre-eclampsia: A poor predictor of complications?

One in seven American adolescents is vitamin D deficient

One in seven American adolescents is vitamin D deficient

Migraines increase stroke risk during pregnancy

Migraines increase stroke risk during pregnancy

Repeated miscarriages and hormone treatment for infertility increase pre-eclampsia risk

Repeated miscarriages and hormone treatment for infertility increase pre-eclampsia risk

Exposure to folic acid antagonists during pregnancy has risks

Exposure to folic acid antagonists during pregnancy has risks

Risk of maternal and newborn complications may be lower after bariatric surgery

Risk of maternal and newborn complications may be lower after bariatric surgery

Reduced risk for pre-eclampsia among women who have aborted

Reduced risk for pre-eclampsia among women who have aborted

Social factors increase risk of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension

Social factors increase risk of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy-induced hypertension