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Preventing global deaths from pre-eclampsia: new strategies

This week is Blood pressure awareness week in the UK, a campaign to be aware of your own blood pressure and “Know your Numbers”. Midwives are well aware of the importance of regular blood pressure checks during pregnancy. In this article Professor Andrew Shennan, Professor of Obstetrics, King’s College, London and......
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Six week window to reduce new mothers’ stroke and heart attack risk by 1/3

New mothers’ suffering from hypertension face a crucial six week window to reduce their blood pressure and reduce the future risk of heart attack or stroke. New research conducted by a team from the University of Oxford funded by the British Heart Foundation, also discovered that giving women blood pressure monitors......