Navigation Links
Risk Of Pre-eclampsia May Be In The Genes Of The Parents.

The risk of pre-eclampsia in pregnant women may be genetical and both the parents’ genes of the pregnant lady may have the gene expressions that can trigger this // condition in her. The report is published in the online edition of BMJ.

Pre-eclampsia is a serious condition where abnormally high blood pressure and other disturbances develop in the second half of pregnancy. It occurs in 3-5% of pregnancies and is dangerous for both mother and child.

Researchers in Norway used birth registry data to study whether men and women who are born after pre-eclamptic pregnancies pass on this risk to the next generation, compared with those who had no family history of pre-eclampsia.

They found that daughters of women who had pre-eclampsia during pregnancy had more than twice the risk of pre-eclampsia themselves compared with other women. Men born after a pregnancy complicated by pre-eclampsia also had a moderately increased risk of fathering a pre-eclamptic pregnancy.

These associations were stronger for the more severe types of pre-eclampsia.

Sisters of affected men or women, but who were not themselves born after a pre-eclampic pregnancy, also had an increased risk. However, for brothers, the risk of fathering a pre-eclamptic pregnancy was similar to that in men with no family history.

This suggests that maternal susceptibility can pass from mother to daughter but not from mother to son, write the authors.

These results support the theory that both the mother’s and the father’s genes contribute to the risk of pre-eclampsia, say the authors. The risk through affected mothers is higher because they carry their mother’s susceptibility genes and also transmit independent genetic risk factors to their unborn child. The risk through affected fathers is lower because fathers transmit only fetal risk genes.

Source: Newswis
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Pre-eclampsia Pronounced With Intake of Vitamins in Large Doses
2. Pre-eclampsia May Increase Risk Of Stroke Even After Pregnancy
3. Placental Proteins Could Be Responsible For Pre-eclampsia
4. New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered
5. Genes for lung disease
6. Genesis of SUPAC
7. Genes for Vision discovered
8. Genes Found To Help Leukemia Treatment
9. Cardiac Valve Disease Linked To Genes
10. Genes Linked To Cigarette Addiction
11. Genes from saliva may predict oral and breast cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... that already work hand-in-hand on an Innovation Collaboration program, have signed a five-year ... experience and cost of the care members and patients receive. The agreement also ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... California (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... of autologous fat (adipose) transfer systems announces the issuance of United States Patent ... patent) for its adipose filtration technology. The '398 and '324 patents cover ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... August 13-17 in National Harbor, MD. This year's theme focuses on the new ... principal benchmarks for quality and integrity in testing and calibration will be changed. ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... July 24, 2017 , ... ... sleep management solution focused on delivering end-to-end sleep health care at ... , Recent literature shows that adherence rates for positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy, ...
(Date:7/24/2017)... ... July 24, 2017 , ... A Southern California-based author has ... sexual abuse, and how she has overcome them. “Forbidden Memories: A Memoir,” by author ... and how she has risen above. , In “Memories,” readers get a firsthand look ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:7/11/2017)...  The global market for liquid biopsy diagnostic and ... in 2016.  Although in early stages, the global market ... as a result of the gradual shift towards personalized ... of a significant number of new liquid biopsy tests ... biomarkers to guide treatment decisions. ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... CLEVELAND , July 10, 2017  US medical ... billion in 2021, according to Medical Equipment ... released by Freedonia Focus Reports. Continued increases in demand ... the aging of the population and supported by gains ... associated equipment and supplies. New product introductions will also ...
(Date:7/10/2017)... PARK, N.C. , July 10, 2017 ... $5m Convertible Note to support the development of CRISPR-Cas3 ... Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading Chinese Internet services provider, ... funding will advance multiple infectious disease product programs targeting ... Founded by Dr. Rodolphe ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: