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Pregnancy Disorder Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease Protein

Researchers have identified a potential cause of a pregnancy disorder called preeclampsia, which is a leading cause of mother and newborn mortality around the world.  An international team of scientists has linked the condition to a protein that’s been implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s disease. An estimated 75,000 women in the industrialized world die each year as a result of preeclampsia, a poorly understood pregnancy complication.  Many more women and babies die in...

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