Study: Hypothyroidism raises severe preeclampsia risk 60%

02/6/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

Study data showed women with subclinical hypothyroidism had a 60% higher risk of severe preeclampsia, but researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center said more research is needed before recommending universal thyroid screening in pregnancy. The report in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology said a growing body of evidence is showing that subclinical hypothyroidism may be linked to some adverse perinatal outcomes.

View Full Article in:

Medscape (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Corporate Counsel - Regulatory Law
Regeneron
Tarrytown, NY
ISHN - Chief Compliance Officer
Mountain States Health Alliance
Johnson City, TN
Active Implantable Medical Device (AIMD) Product Expert
BSI
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Finance Manager - ENT
Medtronic
Jacksonville, FL
Consumer Directed Health Plan (CDH) Product Offering Manager
Blue Cross Blue Shield MA
Quincy, MA