IVF with frozen embryos may be associated with a higher risk of developing hypertensive disorders in pregnancy

According to new research published today in Hypertension, the journal of the American Heart Association. By comparison, the study found that pregnancies from fresh embryos – the transfer of a fertilized egg immediately after in vitro fertilization (IVF) instead of a frozen, fertilized egg – and pregnancy from natural conception were associated with a similar … Read more

The increased risk of blood clots persists for nearly a year after COVID

A large study shows that the increased risk of developing a blood clot persists for nearly a year after being infected with COVID-19. Health data of 48 million unvaccinated adults in the UK suggests that the first wave of the 2020 pandemic could have resulted in an additional 10,500 cases of heart attack, stroke and … Read more

Research shows that consistent, good night’s sleep supports the immune system

Ensuring consistent good sleep at night supports the normal production and programming of hematopoietic stem cells, the building block of the body’s innate immune system, according to a small study in humans and mice supported by the National Institutes of Health. Sleep has long been linked to immune function, but scientists have found that getting … Read more