Preeclampsia

Risk Factors for Preeclampsia and Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women

Risk Factors for Preeclampsia and Pregnancy-Associated Stroke in Women

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Pregnancy-associated stroke risk is even higher in women with chronic hypertension, coagulopathies, and prothrombotic conditions.

Preventing Preterm Preeclampsia in At-Risk Women

Preventing Preterm Preeclampsia in At-Risk Women

Researchers examined the efficacy of aspirin in preventing preterm preeclampsia in women at risk.

Examining Health And Economic Burdens of Preeclampsia on Mothers, Children

Examining Health And Economic Burdens of Preeclampsia on Mothers, Children

Financial data for both mothers and children were examined through the first year of life.

Maternal Deaths in the United States: Sounding a Call to Action

Maternal Deaths in the United States: Sounding a Call to Action

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Despite multiple measures and goals to reduce US maternal mortality rates, the latest data suggest the United States is far behind the rest of the world in maternal health care.

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

Hypertension in Pregnancy: Are Antihypertensive Agents Safe?

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According to Journal of the American Heart Association, pregnant women with chronic hypertension using antihypertensive agents reduces the risk of hypertension without added risk to the fetus.

Increased Risk of Stroke in Preeclampsia With Hypertension, Infection

Increased Risk of Stroke in Preeclampsia With Hypertension, Infection

Women with preeclampsia should heed any neurological symptoms, which may be signs of a stroke.

USPSTF: Updated Preeclampsia Screening Recommendations

USPSTF: Updated Preeclampsia Screening Recommendations

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Women at high risk for preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin as a preventive therapy.

Preeclampsia Risk Linked More Closely to Waist-to-Hip Ratio vs BMI

Preeclampsia Risk Linked More Closely to Waist-to-Hip Ratio vs BMI

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The relative risk for developing preeclampsia, determined using waist-to-hip ratio, was 3.317 vs 2.418 using BMI.

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