Obstetrics & gynaecology

New blood test could help spot preeclampsia in first trimester

Preeclampsia can be a life-threatening complication of pregnancy, but a new blood test can help predict a woman's risk for the condition while she is in her first trimester, the test's maker said Wednesday.

Oncology & Cancer

Q&A: Do you know your risks for breast cancer?

The reminders are everywhere. When a woman turns 40, doctors say she should begin receiving yearly mammograms to detect breast cancer. You see it on posters, ads and buttons.

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