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Bacteria in the mouth determine whether taking beetroot could lower hypertension risk in pregnancy

New research measuring the amount of certain bacteria in the mouth which help convert nitrate into nitric oxide – an important molecule for lowering blood pressure – could pave the way for new approaches to prevent high blood pressure disorders in pregnancy.  In a study published recently, researchers at


Inhaled nitric oxide reduces hospital stay and improves oxygenation in pregnant patients with Covid-19 pneumonia

High dose inhaled nitric oxide gas (iNO) is a safe and effective respiratory therapy for pregnant women hospitalised with severe Covid-19 pneumonia, resulting in a more rapid weaning from supplemental