Test to check hypertension during pregnancy launched

Global diagnostic chain SRL Diagnostics has launched the first medical test to diagnose hypertensive disorders in pregnant women. These disorders can cause several health risks, including death of both mother and child.

Mom's ringing cellphone may startle foetus: Study

Moms-to-be, take note! The sounds and vibrations emitted by cellphones carried by pregnant women may rattle the sleep-and-wake cycles of their foetuses, a new study has found.

American experts issue stroke prevention guidelines for women

American experts have issued `how to prevent a stroke guidelines` for women, based on risks that are unique to them, and have also listed scientifically-based recommendations for its treatment.

High BP during pregnancy may raise stroke risk

High blood pressure during pregnancy could dramatically increase a woman`s stroke risk, according to a new research.

Staying active throughout the day `more beneficial for pregnant women`

A new research has claimed that staying active throughout the day is more beneficial to limit excess weight gain for pregnant women.

Why high-fat diet increases pre-eclampsia risk

Pre-eclampsia is a relatively common pregnancy disorder that is characterized by high blood pressure and high quantity of protein in blood.

Pre-eclampsia and high BP in pregnancy raise diabetes risk

Two common conditions in pregnancy may double the odds of being diagnosed with diabetes years later, according to a Canadian study.

Genetic link to serious pregnancy complication revealed

A potentially life-threatening pregnancy complication is linked with a gene mutation but women can lower their risk by controlling weight when they are expecting, Australian researchers say.

Pregnancy-related disease`s warning sign `identified`

For the first time, scientists claim to have identified a sign which can indicate whether a mother-to-be would develop pre-eclampsia, the most common and severe pregnancy-related disease.

Now, a urine test to predict pre-eclampsia!

The new test detects specific kidney cells in patients` urine to determine whether a woman can have pre-eclampsia.

Probiotics tied to lower risk of pregnancy problem

Pregnant women who regularly have milk or yogurt may be less likely to suffer the late-pregnancy complication.

Faulty genes that causes pre-eclampsia discovered

Pre-eclampsia kills around 10 women and 1,000 unborn babies a year in Britain alone.

Faulty genes that causes pre-eclampsia discovered

Pre-eclampsia kills around 10 women and 1,000 unborn babies a year in Britain alone.

New insights into causes of pre-eclampsia

Universities of Cambridge and Nottingham have joined hands to come up with a new approach that could offer new insights into pre-eclampsia.

New insights into causes of pre-eclampsia

Universities of Cambridge and Nottingham have joined hands to come up with a new approach that could offer new insights into pre-eclampsia.