January 2013

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More evidence to support the need for maternal health screening

A new study, published recently in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, found that women with hypertensive disorders during pregnancy were at higher risk of end-stage kidney disease - requiring dialysis or kidney transplant - than women without complicated pregnancies.

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Possible explanation for recurrent miscarriage?

Miscarriage is a heartbreaking - and common - risk of pregnancy. There are many reasons why a pregnancy does not remain viable, yet for some women who experience recurring miscarriages, a specific cause can often not be determined.