Visit our COVID-19 and Preeclampsia resource page. Click Here

Research News

 

Keeping current on all preeclampsia research

2021 Preeclampsia Foundation Canada Vision Grant Research Grant Recipients Announced
October 18, 2021
2021 Preeclampsia Foundation Canada Vision Grant Research Grant Recipients Announced

Preeclampsia Foundation Canada have announced that Priyadarshini Pantham, PhD, and Anum Minhas, MD, MHS, are recipients of their 2021 Vision Grants.

Research Finds Patients Want Better Preeclampsia Prediction and Diagnostic Tools
October 06, 2021
Research Finds Patients Want Better Preeclampsia Prediction and Diagnostic Tools

A research study published today in BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth with data from the Preeclampsia Registry finds that preeclampsia patients support the need for better prediction, diagnostic, prevention, and treatment options.

The placenta and preeclampsia: Villain or victim?
September 28, 2021
The placenta and preeclampsia: Villain or victim?

Is the placenta the reason preeclampsia occurs, or is it just one more organ affected by an underlying cardiovascular disease?

Preeclampsia Can Affect Mental Health of Children
September 28, 2021
Preeclampsia Can Affect Mental Health of Children

Maternal hypertensive disorders, especially preeclampsia, increase the chance of childhood mental disorders in offspring.

US Preventative Services Task Force Affirms Recommendations on Aspirin Usage for Preeclampsia Prevention
September 28, 2021
US Preventative Services Task Force Affirms Recommendations on Aspirin Usage for Preeclampsia Prevention

The 2021 guidance from the USPSTF reaffirms the recommended usage of low-dose aspirin (typically 81mg) starting between 10-16 weeks of pregnancy to prevent preeclampsia in women who are at high risk for the condition.

COVID-19 During Pregnancy Increases Preeclampsia Risk
September 28, 2021
COVID-19 During Pregnancy Increases Preeclampsia Risk

Results showed that COVID-19 during pregnancy was strongly associated with preeclampsia, independent of any risk factors or preexisting conditions.

Could Weight Loss Prevent Preeclampsia?
September 28, 2021
Could Weight Loss Prevent Preeclampsia?

Weight loss before and between pregnancy may reduce the risk of preeclampsia in obese or overweight women.

Is a Preeclampsia Lab Test Ready to Inform Care?
September 28, 2021
Is a Preeclampsia Lab Test Ready to Inform Care?

Researchers evaluated the clinical impact of using a biomarker known as placental growth factor (PlGF) in those with suspected preterm preeclampsia.

Preeclampsia Foundation grant recipient debuts research to combat preeclampsia
September 23, 2021
Preeclampsia Foundation grant recipient debuts research to combat preeclampsia

A research study funded by the Preeclampsia Foundation Peter J. Pappas grant finds that metformin, a gestational diabetes medication, may help to increase time to delivery in women with pre-term preeclampsia.

Preeclampsia Foundation CEO Tsigas Receives Prestigious Chesley Research Award
September 15, 2021
Preeclampsia Foundation CEO Tsigas Receives Prestigious Chesley Research Award

The International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy (www.isshp.org) announced today that Eleni Z. Tsigas, CEO of the Preeclampsia Foundation, is the recipient of their 2021 Leon Chesley Award for research excellence.

Major Medical Journal Releases Special Preeclampsia/Eclampsia Edition
August 31, 2021
Major Medical Journal Releases Special Preeclampsia/Eclampsia Edition

The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology released a special edition dedicated solely to preeclampsia and eclampsia, including a special feature on the Foundation.

COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Risk for Preeclampsia
June 29, 2021
COVID-19 in Pregnancy and Risk for Preeclampsia

Researchers found the risk for preeclampsia was 76% higher in a study group of 706 women who had COVID-19 during pregnancy (compared to a group of pregnant women without COVID-19 diagnosis).

LOAD MORE