Severe morning sickness in early pregnancy "puts Kate Middleton and other expectant mothers at more risk of pre-eclampsia"

Severe morning sickness in early pregnancy 'puts Kate and other expectant mothers at more risk of pre-eclampsia' Pregnant women who need hospital treatment before 12 weeks are 20 per cent more likely to suffer pre-eclampsia, study finds Can lead to premature birth, still birth or smaller than average babyExperts say Kate should escape because her sickness came early By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:14 GMT, 30 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:22 GMT, 30 January 2013 Increased risk: Pregnant women who suffer severe morning such as the Duchess of Cambridge, pictured leaving hospital in December, are more at risk of pre-eclampsia, a study has found Severe morning sickness that blighted the early weeks of the Duchess of Cambridge’s pregnancy could cause complications for mother and baby, doctors said yesterday.

Norovirus strain that has hit 1.2million in UK and caused chaos in hospitals came from AUSTRALIA

It came from Down Chunder: The norovirus strain that's wreaked havoc across the UK and made 1.2million of us ill started in Oz Most people taken ill with norovirus caught the strain Sydney 2012 The variant was first identified in the UK in October but is already dominant Number of cases of the winter vomiting bug rose as much as 63 per cent compared to last year , has become the 'dominant strain' and may explain the huge rise in the number of cases.

Norovirus: One million now affected by winter vomiting bug – and cases are set to soar well into the New Year

One million now affected by winter vomiting bug – and cases are set to soar well into the New Year Number of norovirus cases up by 83 per cent on this time last yearToll is expected to rise, says the Health Protection AgencyThe number of cases has risen earlier than expected this year, following a trend seen across Europe | UPDATED: 10:26 GMT, 29 December 2012 The winter vomiting bug has claimed another 141,000 victims in the last week, pushing the annual total up to more than 1.1million.

Christmas parties are key culprits in spreading the winter vomiting bug, says expert

Christmas parties are key culprits in spreading the winter vomiting bug, which can be contagious for THREE WEEKS Norovirus expert Professor Ian Clarke says people can be infectious for THREE WEEKS after recoveringHe believes people hugging and kissing at parties is increasing the spreadSales of anti-bacterial hand gel have soared 52 per cent this weekThe number of people affected is 83 per cent higher than this time last year | UPDATED: 15:54 GMT, 20 December 2012 Christmas parties are causing the winter vomiting bug to spread rapidly as sufferers are attending while still infectious, warns a norovirus expert.

Norovirus: Winter vomiting bug closes hundreds of hospital wards as cases hit a FIVE-YEAR high

Winter vomiting bug closes hundreds of wards as cases hit a FIVE-YEAR high New figures show number of cases 72 per cent higher than last DecemberMore than 300 hospital wards in England and Wales have been closed to new patients since outbreak beganA total of 43 have been shut in the past two weeks aloneSchools across the UK have been affected, with one south-west London primary reporting 'unprecedented' numbers of pupils off sick | UPDATED: 03:43 GMT, 13 December 2012 Hundreds of hospital wards have been forced to close due to the spread of the winter vomiting bug, as fears grow that this winter's outbreak could prove to be the worst on record.

Norovirus: Winter vomiting bus continues to wreak havoc as cases hit a five-year high

Winter vomiting bug continues to wreak havoc as cases hit a FIVE-YEAR high New figures show number of cases 72 per cent higher than last December Schools from Plymouth to Fife forced to close after soaring numbers of children fall victim to the highly contagious norovirusIn some schools, up to a quarter of pupils are off sick and parents banned from attending nativity plays Dozens of hospital wards also closed as bug spreads | UPDATED: 18:05 GMT, 12 December 2012 The winter vomiting bug is continuing to wreak havoc across the country, with new figures out today showing cases are a staggering 72 per cent higher than this time last year.

Mother who rushed her son to hospital with meningitis symptoms is stunned to receive letter accusing her of wasting NHS time

Family who rushed boy, 7, to A&E with meningitis symptoms are stunned to receive letter accusing them of wasting NHS time Georgina Houghton, 33, called NHS Direct one weekend after son Colby, 7, developed a temperature, vomiting and sensitivity to light Told the little boy might have meningitis and needed to go to A&EDashed to hospital where doctors diagnosed a viral infection Days later Colby received letter from family GP, lambasting him for wasting NHS time and not consulting GP first | UPDATED: 17:09 GMT, 6 December 2012 When her young son Colby became increasingly ill one weekend, Georgina Houghton became convinced he needed professional help.

"I"ve been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned": One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness

'I've been there, Kate, and it felt like being poisoned': One mother tells of her extreme morning sickness Sonia Purnell was 34 when she suffered hyperemesis gravidarum – the same condition as the Duchess of CambridgeHere she tells how the joy of being pregnant was overshadowed by an onslaught of violent nausea | UPDATED: 23:38 GMT, 3 December 2012 Poorly: Kate Middleton has been taken to hospital with hyperemesis gravidarum, which usually leaves women on a drip because they can't eat or drink News of the Duchess of Cambridge’s admission to hospital yesterday, suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum – extreme morning sickness – instantly made me relive the agonies of my first pregnancy 15 years ago.

Woman in intensive care with mystery blood poisoning and multiple organ failure was finally found to have swallowed a TOOTHPICK

Woman in intensive care with mystery blood poisoning and multiple organ failure was finally found to have swallowed a TOOTHPICK | UPDATED: 13:55 GMT, 12 September 2012 Baffled doctors were amazed to discover that a woman in intensive care who mysteriously developed severe blood poisoning and a liver abscess had swallowed a toothpick.

Woman with rare stomach condition which has caused her to lose nearly half her body weight begs NHS for an operation – to pile on the pounds

Woman with rare stomach condition which has caused her to lose nearly half her body weight begs NHS for an operation – to PILE ON the poundsAlison Jukes suffers vomiting and nausea whenever she tries to eat or drinkShe is kept alive by tube feeding nutrients directly to her stomachHer weight has plummeted from 12st in 2010 to just seven stone today | UPDATED: 07:12 GMT, 13 September 2012 A woman with a rare disorder which has caused her to shed nearly half her body weight has been turned down by the NHS for an operation to help her to gain weight.