Researchers have discovered new links between miscarriage and maternal genes

Researchers at the Estonian Genome Center at the University of Tartu have described hitherto undiscovered associations between miscarriage and maternal genes. They have published their findings in Nature Communications. Miscarriage is the most common complication of pregnancy, affecting about 15% of clinically confirmed pregnancies. Although, the risk of miscarriage increases […]

Nursing faculty links heart failure trajectory to caregiver and social issues

Two new American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statements led and co-authored by Lisa Kitko, Penn State College of Nursing associate dean for graduate education and associate professor, articulated that heart failure-related issues, as they pertain to patients’ caregivers, like financial and healthcare discrepancies, can significantly impact the patient’s illness trajectory. […]