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Pre-eclampsia, a condition affecting roughly 5-8% of pregnancies, is characterized by high blood pressure and protein in the urine.  Onset of the condition is typically sometime after 20-weeks and symptoms include visual disturbances, swelling and rapid weight gain, and headaches.  Pre-eclampsia is a leading cause of infant and maternal illness and mortality around the world [...]

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