Age at Menarche, Visceral Adipose Tissue, and Pre-Eclampsia Age at Menarche, Visceral Adipose Tissue, and Pre-Eclampsia
To what extent is visceral adipose tissue involved in the pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia, and what is the role of age at menarche?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 21, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

The latest battle over abortion rights highlights the stark truth that bans and severe restrictions on abortion harm women — physically, economically and mentally. It also highlights an important truth: Roe v. Wade may not have been the right case to protect abortion rights, which are and should…#roevwade #fourteenthamendment #ruthbaderginsburg #amandazurawski #eclampsia #florida #supremecourt #roe #dueprocessclause #dobbs (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 10, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Linked to Declines in Cognition
MONDAY, March 6, 2023 -- Women with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP), specifically preeclampsia/eclampsia (PE/E), have greater declines in global cognition later in life, according to a study published online March 1 in Neurology. Michelle... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - March 6, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy Linked With Late-Life Cognition
(MedPage Today) -- A history of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP) -- gestational or chronic hypertension, or preeclampsia/eclampsia -- was associated with a greater risk of cognitive decline later in life, longitudinal data showed... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - March 2, 2023 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Moms with any of five major pregnancy complications at a lifelong heightened risk of heart disease
Researchers from Sweden and New York reported that women who suffer pregnancy complications such as pre-eclampsia have a higher lifelong risk of developing ischemic heart disease. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom's Cardiovascular Risk After Pre-Eclampsia Emerges Within a Decade
(MedPage Today) -- It did not take long after pregnancy for excess heart attacks and strokes to emerge in women with pre-eclampsia, according to national records from Denmark. Within 20 years of delivery, the cumulative incidence of acute myocardial... (Source: MedPage Today Nephrology)
Source: MedPage Today Nephrology - January 26, 2023 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Pre-eclampsia raises risk of heart attack four-fold, study warns
Researchers looked at the health records of more than a million pregnant women in Denmark between 1978 and 2017. Results were published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa ’s Maternal Deaths Need Urgent Action to Meet SDG Goals
Africa needs to urgently invest in health programmes to reduce maternal deaths, which is more than five times above the 2030 SDG target of fewer than 70 maternal deaths per 100 000 live births. Measures include ensuring women access to skilled birth attendants. Credit: Ernest Ankomah/IPSBy Francis KokutseACCRA, Jan 3 2023 (IPS) As the effects of COVID-19 on Africa’s health sector become clearer, it looks the continent will need to take urgent steps to overcome the disruptions suffered in the breakdown in antenatal and postnatal care for women and newborns and neonatal intensive care units. The pandemic brought some setba...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 3, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Francis Kokutse Tags: Africa COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Ghana IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Re Source Type: news

Do Epsom Salts Help?
Discussion Epsom salt is magnesium sulfate. It is named Epsom from the town in England, close to London where it was supposedly discovered. Magnesium is an important trace element. It is a co-factor for ATP metabolism, DNA and RNA synthesis and regulation, and multiple other enzymatic reactions. Hypermagnesemia is quite uncommon and usually would occur because of renal insufficiency or being iatrogenically produced. Hypomagnesemia is a serum concentration of < 0.75 mmol/L. Symptoms are often non-specific such as lethargy, anxiety, headache, decreased appetite, nausea and sleeping problems. Muscle spasms and muscle assoc...
Source: - December 19, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome with hemorrhagic conversion in a patient with active polysubstance abuse: a case report and review of literature - Bender CM, Mao CE, Zangiabadi A.
Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a neurovascular sequence  noted in patients with preeclampsia/eclampsia, solid-organ/bone marrow transplantation, and malignant hypertension. The mechanism in which PRES occurs has not yet been determi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Preeclampsia, Eclampsia Linked to Increased Offspring Mortality
FRIDAY, Oct. 21, 2022 -- Prenatal exposure to maternal preeclampsia, eclampsia, and hypertension is associated with an increased risk for offspring all-cause mortality, according to a study published online Oct. 19 in The BMJ. Chen Huang, from... (Source: - Pharma News)
Source: - Pharma News - October 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dangerous pregnancy condition suffered by Kim Kardashian raises risk of children dying, study finds
Children born to women who suffer pre-eclampsia, eclampsia or high blood pressure in pregnancy are a quarter more likely to die in childhood and adolescence than others. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy Linked to Dementia Later in Life
(MedPage Today) -- Pregnant women with gestational hypertension and preeclampsia/eclampsia had a higher risk for vascular dementia later in life, though they showed no significant excess risk for Alzheimer's disease, according to a study that retrospectively... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - August 4, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Pre-eclampsia may raise risk of dementia, study finds
One set of researchers from Minnesota found women who suffer pre-eclampsia end up having more toxic clumps in their blood, a hallmark sign of Alzheimer's, years after giving birth. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Without Roe v. Wade, U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates May Get Even Worse
The United States is a surprisingly dangerous place to be pregnant. The U.S. maternal mortality rate—nearly 24 deaths per 100,000 live births, as of 2020—is far higher than in comparable developed nations, and research shows it has gotten worse in recent years, not better. Maternal death rates are particularly high among Black women, at 55 deaths per 100,000 births compared to 19 deaths per 100,000 births among white women. Experts fear these numbers will only get worse now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion and triggering an array of state-level bans that pla...
Source: TIME: Health - June 30, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized abortion healthscienceclimate Source Type: news