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Children Born with Assisted Technologies Prone to Greater Risk of Hypertension

Today, there are more than six million children worldwide born through assisted reproductive technologies or the ART. The technology, developed in 1978, thus, helped countless families a chance for happiness. ART methods most commonly involve IVF (in vitro fertilisation) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection. That’s according to the University Hospital’s researchers in Bern, Switzerland. Through such processes, gamete and embryo are exposed to various external environmental factors before implanting in the ovary. A Swiss study has been published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology about children born through ART. It says that these kids are at a higher risk of developing diseases like arterial hypertension at an early age. They will also suffer from additional cardiovascular complications. [...]

2018-12-12T12:25:13+00:00Categories: Getting Pregnant, News|Tags: , , , |

Doctors are spreading awareness against preeclampsia and eclampsia that can be fatal for pregnant women

5% of all pregnancies get more complicated due to hypertension, and it delays in childbearing. According to latest maternity report, Jamaican women during and post pregnancy are suffering from hypertension issues. There are four types of hyper tensions, among which the riskiest ones are preeclampsia and eclampsia. Dr. Keisha Buchanan of ICON Medical Centre who is a very renowned obstetrician-gynecologist has done extensive research on the same to bring out several points to the light. “Preeclampsia is one of the most seen obstetric complications in Jamaican women nowadays. The major portion of protein from their body gets passed out through urine which makes them very weak. This can cause headaches, vomiting, nausea, sudden stomach ache and other issues.” Dr. [...]

2017-08-09T07:51:16+00:00Categories: Pregnancy|Tags: , , , |