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Do preeclampsia prediction biomarkers vary in patients of different BMIs?
January 27, 2023
Do preeclampsia prediction biomarkers vary in patients of different BMIs?

This study suggests that women of different BMI classes might have distinct risk profiles for preeclampsia.

What medications may some day be used to treat and prevent preeclampsia?
January 27, 2023
What medications may some day be used to treat and prevent preeclampsia?

Research is being done to make a medicine that can cure preeclampsia a reality. In this article, researchers asked: what are the candidate medicines being studied currently to prevent or treatment preeclampsia?

Further research to investigate protein markers SFLT and PlGF for preeclampsia prediction
January 27, 2023
Further research to investigate protein markers SFLT and PlGF for preeclampsia prediction

This is another study on that journey that shows sFlt1 and PlGF are important proteins in pregnant women’s blood that can tell us about preeclampsia risk.

What barriers do women face to implementing a heart-healthy diet?
January 27, 2023
What barriers do women face to implementing a heart-healthy diet?

For this study, researchers asked: what are the barriers to eating a heart healthy diet for women with high blood pressure or a hypertensive disorder of pregnancy?

Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients
January 02, 2023
Peter J. Pappas Grant Recipients

Peter Joseph Pappas preeclampsia research grant recipients' study titles and reports.

High blood pressure in pregnancy is on the rise, especially among Millennial and GenZ patients
September 27, 2022
High blood pressure in pregnancy is on the rise, especially among Millennial and GenZ patients

Two articles were published this quarter that both provide updated statistics about trends in preeclampsia and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in the United States.

Possible link between genetic changes in women of African ancestry and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy
September 27, 2022
Possible link between genetic changes in women of African ancestry and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy

In this study, HMOX1 gene variants were different depending on ancestry, and these genetic changes could be contributing to the racial disparity in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

Researchers identify 2 additional early-pregnancy biomarkers in preeclampsia patients
September 27, 2022
Researchers identify 2 additional early-pregnancy biomarkers in preeclampsia patients

These results highlight two new biomarkers with a possibility of being able to predict timing of onset and subtypes of preeclampsia well before preeclampsia is diagnosed.

Gut health may affect your risk of preeclampsia
September 27, 2022
Gut health may affect your risk of preeclampsia

This group of studies supports the role of our gut microbiome on preeclampsia risk. Future studies may explore changing the gut microbiome (for example by antibiotics, probiotics, or prebiotics) to help prevent preeclampsia.

Eating processed foods in pregnancy linked to risk for preeclampsia
September 27, 2022
Eating processed foods in pregnancy linked to risk for preeclampsia

This study suggests that eating ultra-processed foods can increase risk for preeclampsia.

2022 Preeclampsia Foundation Vision Grant Awardees Announced
August 19, 2022
2022 Preeclampsia Foundation Vision Grant Awardees Announced

The Preeclampsia Foundation and the Preeclampsia Foundation Canada have announced that John Snelgrove, MD, MSc, and Samantha Wilson, PhD, are their 2022 Vision Grant research award recipients respectively.

Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent  for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants
July 06, 2022
Preeclampsia Foundation Seeks Letters of Intent for 2023 Peter Joseph Pappas Research Grants

Investigators meeting the research funding program’s criteria are invited to submit Letters of Intent for 2022 proposals by August 22, 2022.

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