Preeclampsia and gestational hypertension are common pregnancy complications involving high blood pressure that develops for the first time during pregnancy and returns to normal after delivery
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Children with moderate to severe asthma exacerbations who are also infected with respiratory viruses, and especially respiratory syncytial virus, influenza, and parainfluenza, are at increased risk of not responding to asthma treatments, according to results published online in Pediatrics.
Two proteins that recognize and translate DNA methylation marks in Schistosoma mansoni are required for growth of adult stem cells in the parasitic flatworm, as well as the production of eggs, according to new research presented in PLOS Pathogens by Kathrin Geyer and colleagues at Aberystwyth University, U.K.
Australia's national science agency CSIRO has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body's immune response to infection and disease. The discovery could lead to the development of new treatments for influenza, arthritis and even cancer.??????
Researchers have found that adding liraglutide to insulin treatment for patients with type 1 diabetes results not only in better blood sugar control but simultaneous improvements in blood pressure, body weight and the number of insulin patients need to take.
Having a mental illness makes people more vulnerable to becoming the victims of a crime, a recent analysis suggests. Based on nationwide data from more than 2 million people in Denmark, researchers found that in the 10 years following a diagnosis with any psychiatric disorder, a man's risk of being the victim of a crime that was reported to police rose by 50%. For women, the risk went up by 64% compared to women without mental illnesses.
Researchers from Japan's Tohoku University and colleagues have found that a simple DNA test can predict if East Asian patients are likely to have bad reactions to thiopurine medications
Pilot study results indicate that a sleep and yoga intervention has promising effects on improving sleep disturbance, sleep-related impairment, and sleep health behaviors.
The maternity centre in Nayapara Refugee camp was crowded with women and children when an older woman burst into the facility with her pregnant daughter. Salima Khatum, 20, was in labor with her second child, and very close to giving birth.
When the general public thinks of HIV, they do not think of a neurological disease, yet people living with HIV infection know they need to worry about their brain health.
A pilot study is investigating a sharp increase in the number of Australian girls, some as young as 11, seeking cosmetic surgery on their genitals