by caryn (10149 Posts), Tue Jul 13, 2010 11:49 am
Other researchers found that women with pre-eclampsia, which causes high blood pressure in late pregnancy and can kill both mother and child, had five times the microchimerism of healthy women. Fetal cells, it turned out, are complex characters.
If you weren't already sure that this was a really complex problem, reading this article will confirm it. :)
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