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  • humans
  • mate choice and disease susceptibility genomic conflict between mother and fetus that results in pre-eclampsia Humans evolved to live as simple hunter-gatherers in small tribal bands, a very different way of life and environment compared to that faced by contemporary humans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment
  • What Is the Treatment for Preeclampsia and Eclampsia? (webmd.com)
  • HOUSTON, July 28 -- In mice, pre-eclampsia looks like an autoimmune disease, a finding that has far-reaching implications for screening, diagnosis, and treatment, researchers said here. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Assessment, treatment and follow-up of preeclampsia. (dmoztools.net)
  • The complex magnesium taurate may thus have considerable potential as a vascular-protective nutritional supplement, and might also be administered parenterally, as an alternative to magnesium sulfate, in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction as well as of pre-eclampsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Calcium
  • In the calcium trial, women who developed pre-eclampsia experienced a significant increase in levels of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) compared to control participants. (www.nhs.uk)
  • diagnosis
  • What is unknown is whether using this test would give any benefits compared with the standard methods currently used to diagnosis pre-eclampsia. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Play media Swelling (especially in the hands and face) was originally considered an important sign for a diagnosis of pre-eclampsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis, therefore, depends on finding a coincidence of several pre-eclamptic features, the final proof being their regression after delivery. (wikipedia.org)
  • peptide
  • Adding either losartan or the seven-amino-acid peptide to the injection from pre-eclamptic women left blood pressure essentially unchanged, Dr. Xia and colleagues reported. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The first NKB studies done attempted to resolve why high levels of the peptide may be implicated in pre-eclampsia during pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • angiotensin
  • Professor Fiona Broughton Pipkin of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nottingham, has been studying angiotensin in normal and pre-eclamptic pregnancy for 30 years. (medindia.net)
  • But recent research has shown that women with pre-eclampsia possess auto-antibodies that bind and activate the angiotensin II receptor type 1a (the AT1 receptor), the researchers said. (medpagetoday.com)
  • delivery
  • There's no way to cure preeclampsia except for delivery, and that can be a scary prospect for moms-to-be. (webmd.com)
  • Blood samples were also taken after pre-eclampsia started (just before delivery). (www.nhs.uk)
  • The main outcome was correctly predicting pre-eclampsia requiring delivery of the baby within two weeks of the test. (www.nhs.uk)
  • A trial, led by Professor Kypros Nicolaides, Professor of Foetal Medicine at King's College London, Dr Liona Poon of King's College, London with Professor David Wright of the University of Exeter, found that administering low-dose aspirin (150 mg) led to a 62% reduction in the rate of pre-term preeclampsia, resulting in delivery before 37 weeks. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine , found an 82% reduction in the rate of early preeclampsia, resulting in delivery before 34 weeks. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Rarely, pre-eclampsia may begin in the period after delivery. (wikipedia.org)
  • clinical
  • The recent discoveries of upregulated antiangiogenic factors provide promise for future testing to predict and diagnose preeclampsia as well as therapeutic targets for amelioration of the clinical disease. (nih.gov)
  • He is widely recognized as the first person to propose and initiate the first clinical trial on statins to ameliorate sever preeclampsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The identification that increasing HO activity could provide protection against preeclampsia formed the basis for the world's first randomized controlled clinical trial on statins in pregnancy, StAmP Trial. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospital
  • If pre-eclampsia is moderate or your home setting is not restful, the doctor may admit you to the hospital. (epnet.com)
  • The problem is that it looks like I have Pre-eclampsia and am now risking out of the birth center and will be going to a hospital the birthing center is connected with. (babycenter.com)
  • results
  • Both studies found a clear link between pre-eclampsia and blood test results that indicated underactive thyroid function, but many questions remain unanswered. (www.nhs.uk)
  • known
  • There is no definitive known cause of pre-eclampsia, though it is likely related to a number of factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Bishop score, also Bishop's score, also known as cervix score is a pre-labor scoring system to assist in predicting whether induction of labor will be required. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • The researchers then looked for associations between underactive thyroid and levels of a blood enzyme that has been associated with pre-eclampsia (called soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1). (www.nhs.uk)