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Professor Annemarie Hennessy talks to Channel 7 News about preeclampsia

Preeclampsia (high blood pressure during pregnancy) is the leading cause of stillbirths and newborn deaths in Australia. It also doubles a woman’s risk of heart disease and stroke later in life.

Professor Annemarie Hennessy AM, Vascular Immunology Group Leader at HRI, talks to Channel 7 News to help raise awareness of preeclampsia, the condition’s impact on women during pregnancy, and the impact on long-term cardiovascular health.


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