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New Test Offers Early Detection for Preeclampsia

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New Test Offers Early Detection for Preeclampsia

A new test for preeclampsia offers pregnant women a head start on identifying and managing this potentially dangerous condition.

Preeclampsia is a form of pregnancy-induced high blood pressure that can be very dangerous for a mom-to-be and her baby. This scary condition affects 10 percent of all pregnant women worldwide.

The condition is typically diagnosed during the third trimester, when it may already have compromised a pregnancy. But a new test offers expectant women potentially life-saving early detection.

Medical diagnostics company DiabetOmics devised the test, which can diagnose preeclampsia as early as the first trimester...

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