Ethnicity as a risk factor?

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Re: Ethnicity as a risk factor?

Post by jgrumet » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:17 am

Darn, I wish I was Chilean! ;-)

Thanks Caryn!

Re: Ethnicity as a risk factor?

Post by caryn » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:16 am

Oh, and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20691413

One possibility here is to do a GWAS - a genome-wide association study - but we need the placentas too, or we'll just end up with a random sample of human DNA, since it depends not just on the mother but also the father.

Re: Ethnicity as a risk factor?

Post by caryn » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:12 am

Re: Ethnicity as a risk factor?

Post by caryn » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:09 am

Ethnicity as a risk factor?

Post by jgrumet » Wed Feb 15, 2012 03:51 am

Okay, this is the second time I've heard this and I have no idea if there is any truth to it.

Caucasian women have a higher instance of HELLP than minority groups. Is this true? I'm technically mixed, but mainly Scandinavian.

I've also heard being African American raises your risk factor for PE. True or false? I'd like to tell these people they were misinformed if it isn't true.

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