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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.
Maternal and fetal outcomes in kidney donors are similar to non-donors

Maternal and fetal outcomes in kidney donors are similar to non-donors

Pre-eclampsia during pregnancy signals need to screen for heart disease

Pre-eclampsia during pregnancy signals need to screen for heart disease

Expert warns that high blood pressure during pregnancy could be a sign of future heart disease

Expert warns that high blood pressure during pregnancy could be a sign of future heart disease

'Natural killer' immune cells reveal factors for reproductive success

'Natural killer' immune cells reveal factors for reproductive success

A blood test for pre-eclampsia could be in the pipeline

A blood test for pre-eclampsia could be in the pipeline

New research could be the 'holy grail' for predicting pre-eclampsia

New research could be the 'holy grail' for predicting pre-eclampsia

Single embryo advice to IVF clinics will reduce the number of multiple births

Single embryo advice to IVF clinics will reduce the number of multiple births

Maternal deaths following cesarean delivery can be reduced

Maternal deaths following cesarean delivery can be reduced

Research on pre-eclampsia in mice may have important implications for humans

Research on pre-eclampsia in mice may have important implications for humans

A possible cure for pre-eclampsia

A possible cure for pre-eclampsia

New clues into how preeclampsia may surface in some pregnancies

New clues into how preeclampsia may surface in some pregnancies

Mothers' high normal blood sugar levels place infants at risk for birth problems

Mothers' high normal blood sugar levels place infants at risk for birth problems

Mothers and offspring can share cells throughout life - with positive and negative effects

Mothers and offspring can share cells throughout life - with positive and negative effects

Chocolate good for pregnant women

Chocolate good for pregnant women

Smoking and pre-eclampsia

Smoking and pre-eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia linked to herpes virus

Pre-eclampsia linked to herpes virus

Study explains preeclampsia develops

Study explains preeclampsia develops

Antioxidants such as vitamins C and E don't prevent pre-eclampsia

Antioxidants such as vitamins C and E don't prevent pre-eclampsia

Placenta uses a cloaking device similar to that used by parasites

Placenta uses a cloaking device similar to that used by parasites

New studies add weight to link between pre-eclampsia and heart disease

New studies add weight to link between pre-eclampsia and heart disease