Researchers Head to the Hills to Study Pregnancy
Researchers Head to the Hills to Study Pregnancy
High altitude is a natural laboratory for investigating pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia and gestational hypertension, that restrict a fetus’s oxygen supply.
Researchers Head to the Hills to Study Pregnancy
Researchers Head to the Hills to Study Pregnancy

High altitude is a natural laboratory for investigating pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia and gestational hypertension, that restrict a fetus’s oxygen supply.

High altitude is a natural laboratory for investigating pregnancy complications, such as preeclampsia and gestational hypertension, that restrict a fetus’s oxygen supply.

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New RNA-Based Tool Could Assess Preeclampsia Risk
New RNA-Based Tool Could Assess Preeclampsia Risk
Amanda Heidt | Sep 1, 2020
Transcripts circulating in the blood provide real-time information about maternal, fetal, and placental health.
Placental Microbiome’s Existence Challenged
Placental Microbiome’s Existence Challenged
Abby Olena | Jul 31, 2019
The authors of a new study find no evidence for bacteria in the placenta, but others in the field question their interpretation of the data.
Anti-Preeclampsia Hormone Discovered
Anti-Preeclampsia Hormone Discovered
Ruth Williams | Jun 29, 2017
A small, placenta-produced peptide fixes the pregnancy-related condition in mice. 
Study Bucks Belief that Oxidative Stress Is Bad for Pregnancy
Study Bucks Belief that Oxidative Stress Is Bad for Pregnancy
Jef Akst | May 16, 2017
Mouse experiments indicate that, contrary to observations in pregnant women, reactive oxygen species contribute to normal placental development.