Risks associated with preeclampsia: possible mechanisms

Bentolhoda Sahebnasagh; Mohammad Javad Hosseinzadeh-Attar; Amrollah Sharifi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 39-44


  Findings have shown that low serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D level is a possible risk factor for incidence of preeclampsia during pregnancy. Vitamin D has important effects on multiple biological pathways, including angiogenesis. Some studies have shown that vitamin D deficiency is highly prevalent among ...  Read More

A review of the literature on the association between vitamin D status and the risk of preeclampsia

Ameneh Movahedian; Nayereh Ghomian; Samaneh Soltani; Nushin Chalakinia

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 15-18


  Complications related to pregnancy and childbirth are the leading causes of disability and death among women of reproductive age in developing countries, constituting at least 18% of the global burden of disease in this age-group. Preeclampsia is a serious, pregnancy-specific disorder that affects up ...  Read More