Is Hyperemesis Gravidarum Caused by Faulty Genes?

Hyperemesis gravidarum (HG), which is a leading cause of hospitalisation in pregnancy, is associated with abnormally high variations in the genes GDF15 and IGFBP7, a study found…

GDF15 and IGFBP7 play an important role in placenta development and early pregnancy, as well as being linked to the muscle-wasting disease cachexia, which has similar symptoms to severe morning sickness.

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