Blood factors may predict preeclampsia

Two blood markers have been found to be significant in predicting the development of preeclampsia; a finding doctors are calling the "most promising lead yet" in pursuing the life-threatening condition. A new study found higher levels of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase 1 and lower levels of placental growth factor in pregnant women who developed preeclampsia, compared to those who didn't develop the condition.

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