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Could Vitamin B12 deficiency and preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome be related?
June 14, 2021
Could Vitamin B12 deficiency and preeclampsia/HELLP syndrome be related?

Question: Is there an association between low Vitamin B12 levels and preeclampsia? Answer: There is an association between low levels of B12 in the bloodstream during pregnancy and an increased risk for preeclampsia, though research suggests that i...

Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders
June 03, 2021
Research Funding Available for Preeclampsia and Related Pregnancy Disorders

Ontario, Canada – June 2, 2021 – Preeclampsia Foundation Canada announced that applications are now being accepted for its 2021 Vision Grant program, including a new award designated specifically for HELLP syndrome research. Preeclampsia...

Take Charge of Your Future Health Beyond Pregnancy for World Preeclampsia Day
May 18, 2021
Take Charge of Your Future Health Beyond Pregnancy for World Preeclampsia Day

May 18, 2021 - Melbourne, FL – About one in ten women, globally, will experience a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, including preeclampsia, eclampsia, and HELLP (Hemolysis, Elevated Liver enzymes, and Low Platelet count) Syndrome. Each year,...

May’s Preeclampsia Awareness Month focuses on health "Beyond Pregnancy"
April 30, 2021
May’s Preeclampsia Awareness Month focuses on health "Beyond Pregnancy"

April 30, 2021 - Melbourne, FL – Preeclampsia, a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, is a leading cause of premature birth and a major contributor to adverse maternal outcomes and maternal death. For the preeclampsia survivor, the health risks...

Radon exposure in homes linked to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
March 30, 2021
Radon exposure in homes linked to hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

Research has shown that ionizing radiation (measured by the radon exposure inside one’s home) is linked to having high blood pressure in non-pregnant people. Researchers in this study want to extend this finding into pregnant populations &ndash...

New discoveries in the blood vessels of preeclampsia survivors might help us understand future heart disease risk
March 30, 2021
New discoveries in the blood vessels of preeclampsia survivors might help us understand future heart disease risk

The link between a history of preeclampsia and a higher risk for cardiovascular disease later in life has been reported in research now for many years. However, there are missing pieces to the story such as why and how survivors may develop...

Linking high blood pressure with cardiovascular disease within 5 years of delivery
March 30, 2021
Linking high blood pressure with cardiovascular disease within 5 years of delivery

The link between a history of preeclampsia and increased chance for cardiovascular disease (CVD) later in life has been established. Preeclampsia and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) have been linked to morbidity and mortality. However, we s...

A postpartum program for preeclampsia survivors to improve long-term heart health
March 30, 2021
A postpartum program for preeclampsia survivors to improve long-term heart health

How to treat preeclampsia in pregnant patients is outlined in guidelines from several medical organizations. How to continue to treat preeclampsia survivors in the medical setting after pregnancy is much less clear. This is important to establish bec...

Baby’s DNA in mom’s blood may be a warning sign of preeclampsia
March 30, 2021
Baby’s DNA in mom’s blood may be a warning sign of preeclampsia

New cells in your body are constantly being created while old cells are dying. During this process of cell death (a process called apoptosis), pieces from your old cells can be found floating in your blood- including your DNA. When you are pregnant,...

Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients
February 15, 2021
Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients

2021 Recipients Multi-omics for precision medicine in preeclampsia Principal Investigator: Kathryn J. Gray, MD, PhD Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital (The General Hospital Corp) Center for Genomic Medicine Description: A la...

Preeclampsia is Focus of  SMFM Presidential Workshop
January 22, 2021
Preeclampsia is Focus of SMFM Presidential Workshop

High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy May Be a Warning Sign of Life-threatening Condition World’s Leading Clinicians and Researchers to Discuss Best Practices for Predicting, Preventing, and Managing Preeclampsia During Annual Pregnancy Meeti...

Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant Program Announces 2021 Award Recipients
December 29, 2020
Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grant Program Announces 2021 Award Recipients

  Melbourne, FL – December 30, 2020 – The Preeclampsia Foundation announces the recipients of its 2021 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants, a funding program designed to accelerate preeclampsia research. Based on the recommendations...

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