Today Show....Pregnancy Breakthrough'

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Re : Today Show....Pregnancy Breakthrough'

Postby laura » Wed Jan 05, 2005 08:58 am

I think there's a video feed on the nightly news one- I expect the today show one will be later!
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/6786012/

I think the publishing of this study in the Journal of the American Medical Association yesterday is what's triggering this publicity firestorm- this really is a *huge* discovery and very exciting-

In a book I've read, they discuss this hospital in Chicago has plaques with the names of great scientists and medical advance pioneers- and one plaque remains empty- reserved for the great scientist who discovers the cure for preeclampsia.

It is weird to think of it out of a personal context, isn't it!?!

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Re : Today Show....Pregnancy Breakthrough'

Postby kdreher » Wed Jan 05, 2005 07:37 am

It was on NBC Nightly news last night..someone is getting the word out.

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Re : Today Show....Pregnancy Breakthrough'

Postby sweetiesuzy » Wed Jan 05, 2005 07:15 am

WOW! I would love to read/see more about this. Is there a link somewhere?

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Re : Today Show....Pregnancy Breakthrough'

Postby ann marie » Wed Jan 05, 2005 06:09 am

I saw this too. It's wonderful that researchers are making progress!!

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Today Show....Pregnancy Breakthrough'

Postby sherry fisher » Wed Jan 05, 2005 05:56 am

Did anyone else watch the Today show?

They were saying that within 2 yrs. there could be a cure for PRE E.
Researchers have found the cause of it and this can be determined if you will get it from a simple urine test from about 25 weeks.



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