Jan 08, 2022 … BOSTON — A new blood test can identify preeclampsia, a potentially life-threatening condition in pregnant women faster than ever before. State-of-the-art RNA sequencing from a single blood sample can predict the ailment. Preeclampsia affects about one in 25 pregnant women in the U.S., including celebrity moms like Kim Kardashian and Mariah Carey. The condition reduces…
Around 50 million Americans suffer from various allergies, making it the sixth-leading cause of chronic illnesses in the U.S.
All of the children's mothers in the study received the COVID vaccine while pregnant. Incredibly, every single baby displayed protective antibodies at birth.
Untreated maternal psychiatric conditions may increase the risk of autism spectrum disorder and developmental delay in offspring.
Researchers note these changes in the DNA may put a child at greater risk of developing developmental disorders or cancer later on.
The first organ to develop during pregnancy, the placenta, does a whole lot for the developing fetus including providing oxygen and nutrition.