Genetic study shows that the risk of pre-eclampsia is related to blood pressure and BMI

Pre-eclampsia, usually diagnosed by increased blood pressure and protein in urine, affects up to 5% of pregnant women. It contributes worldwide to the death of estimated 50000 women and up to one million babies annually. The condition is also associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases among mothers and their children later in life. […]

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Alibaba CEO Says Regulations for Internet Firms ‘Necessary’

The chairman and CEO of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group praised Chinese regulators Monday in a possible attempt to repair ties after the stock market debut of its former financial services arm was suspended following criticism of them by billionaire Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Beijing’s announcement of proposed guidelines to regulate internet companies is “timely and […]

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