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Can low-dose aspirin prevent pre-eclampsia?

In this study C. Luke Dixon, from the University of Texas, looked at whether low-dose aspirin (LDA) had an effect on the development of pre-eclampsia and times of delivery in high-risk women. 2,479 women took part in the study, of … Continue reading

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Using blood tests to predict pre-eclampsia

Some pregnant women can have a temporary – and dangerous – rise in blood pressure known as pre-eclampsia. In this study Qiong Luo and Xiujun Han from Zhejiang University in China looked at the effectiveness of different substances in the … Continue reading

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Pre-eclampsia and lung problems in new-born babies

Pregnant women sometimes suffer from high blood pressure (pre-eclampsia) which can affect the formation of blood vessels (angiogenesis). This study looked at whether pre-eclampsia increased the risk of lung problems (bronchopulmonary dysplasia) in new-born babies. 319 babies were included in … Continue reading

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