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Pregnancy hypertension risk increased by traffic-related air pollution

December 19, 2019

A new report from the National Toxicology Program (NTP) suggests that traffic-related air pollution increases a pregnant woman’s…
Pregnant women may soon be able to detect their own risk of preeclampsia with a smartphone

October 22, 2019

Researchers are developing a way for women to test themselves for preeclampsia risk at home using a smartphone…
Heart Health 4 Moms Program Aims to Improve Outcomes for Women with Recent Preeclampsia

June 20, 2019

For many pregnant women, a diagnosis of preeclampsia can come as a shock. While more common among women…
First mapping of cells in the early human placenta to advance research on problem pregnancies

November 23, 2018

To treat and prevent pregnancy-related disorders, researchers must understand not only what can go wrong, but when. Complications,…
Wearable technology could help pregnant women detect health complications, improve outcomes

September 27, 2018

Pregnant women could use a “wearable” app to detect whether they have or are susceptible to a condition…
High blood pressure in pregnancy linked to mother’s heart function

July 11, 2018

The study, led by Imperial College London and researchers from the Universities of Bristol and Cambridge, also suggest…
Aspirin reduces risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

July 5, 2017

Extensive study offers ‘definitive proof’ of improved outcomes in high-risk pregnancies Taking a low-dose aspirin before bed can…
New tool predicts severe risks in mothers with pregnancy complications

March 31, 2017

The study provides the most robust evidence yet to help clinicians decide on the management of mothers-to-be with…
Reflux tablet could save 60,000 lives lost to dangerous pregnancy condition

January 27, 2017

An international collaboration led by the Translational Obstetrics Group (TOG) based at Mercy Hospital for Women has discovered…
Study links small RNA molecule to pregnancy complication

October 25, 2016

A family of small RNA molecules affects the development of cells that give rise to the placenta –…
Pregnancy complications are more likely to affect mothers carrying boys

July 14, 2016

Coming into life is not always smooth and easy – some births face some serious issues, which can…
Inflammation of the placenta interferes with fetal development

June 5, 2016

A new mechanism in preeclampsia Preeclampsia is one of the most common complications to occur during pregnancy, yet…
A urine sample could be used to diagnose a complex and serious pregnancy disorder

May 31, 2016

A team of scientists from the Federal State Budget Institution “Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology”, Moscow…
3-D-bioprinted placenta could lead to new treatments for preeclampsia

May 18, 2016

Preeclampsia is a pregnancy complication involving the placenta that can be serious — even fatal — for the…
Simple test allows for rapid diagnosis of preeclampsia

February 5, 2016

Researchers have found that a simple test can rapidly detect one of the world’s most deadly pregnancy -­…
GestVision Raises Series A to Develop First-of-its-Kind Preeclampsia Test

February 2, 2016

It was 2008 when Dr. Irina Buhimschi, then a Yale faculty member, brought a picture of an array…
Breakthrough in the early diagnosis of preeclampsia

January 10, 2016

Preventing risks and complications The causes of preeclampsia, a multi-system disorder that affects women in pregnancy, have not…
Preeclampsia increases risk of heart defects in infants

October 23, 2015

Pregnant women with preeclampsia have a higher risk of delivering an infant with a congenital heart defect. An…
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