'We were on holiday in a restaurant when my husband collapsed' – Irish woman on holiday trauma

Stephanie Ryan. Photo: Steve Humphreys ‘We were on holiday in a restaurant when my husband collapsed’ – Irish woman on holiday trauma Independent.ie When Dubliners Stephanie Regan and her husband, Liam Scott, went on holiday to Spain, they had no reason to suspect that they were about to experience a major, life-changing event. But that… Read More »

Metabolic syndrome increases risk of pregnancy complications

Research led by the University of Adelaide shows that metabolic syndrome in pregnant women increases their risk for pregnancy complications including preeclampsia and gestational diabetes by 2-4 times. Published in the journal PLOS Medicine the research assessed maternal metabolic health at 15 weeks’ gestation in 5530 women in the international SCOPE Study based at the… Read More »