Preeclampsia Foundation Canada have announced that Priyadarshini Pantham, PhD, and Anum Minhas, MD, MHS, are recipients of their 2021 Vision Grants.
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.
Is the placenta the reason preeclampsia occurs, or is it just one more organ affected by an underlying cardiovascular disease?
Maternal hypertensive disorders, especially preeclampsia, increase the chance of childhood mental disorders in offspring.
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.
Results showed that COVID-19 during pregnancy was strongly associated with preeclampsia, independent of any risk factors or preexisting conditions.
Weight loss before and between pregnancy may reduce the risk of preeclampsia in obese or overweight women.
Researchers evaluated the clinical impact of using a biomarker known as placental growth factor (PlGF) in those with suspected preterm 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.
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.
The American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology released a special edition dedicated solely to preeclampsia and eclampsia, including a special feature on the Foundation.
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).