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Ambitious trial inspires a rethink on a common ailment of pregnancy

A pregnant woman getting her blood pressure checked by a doctor at a health care facility.

A trial of pregnant women found that drug treatment for mild hypertension brought benefits for both women and their babies. Credit: Getty

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Nature 604, 405 (2022)


Editor’s note: Nature recognizes that transgender men and non-binary people can become pregnant. We use ‘women’ in this story to reflect the language used in the study.


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