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New device early warning of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women

21 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Very soon, pregnant women could find out what is their risk of developing dangerously high blood pressure that could affect their unborn babies. Australian researchers have developed a high-tech heart monitor that can detect pre-eclampsia in pregnant women as early as five weeks into their pregnancy. This condition, with life-threatening…

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Taking iron supplements bring insufficient health benefits in pregnant women

1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Pregnant women frequently take iron supplements, but new recommendations suggest adding iron supplements in a pregnant woman’s diet brings no significant health outcomes for either the mom or her baby. The new recommendations come from the US Preventive Services Task Force (UPSTF). A second review involving iron supplements considered the…