Lack of a hormone in pregnant mice linked to preeclampsia

04:50 EDT 30 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

(Medical Xpress)—A team of researchers from Singapore, the Netherlands and Turkey has isolated a hormone in pregnant mice that appears to be associated with preeclampsia—a pregnancy-related condition characterized by high blood pressure and kidney problems. In their paper published in the journal Science, the team describes how they studied the hormone elabela in pregnant mice and their hope that their findings may lead to a treatment for preeclampsia in humans.

Original Article: Lack of a hormone in pregnant mice linked to preeclampsia


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