Preeclampsia and a New Test for It

Preeclampsia, an irregularity in the placenta during pregnancy, is the leading cause of premature delivery worldwide, and causes nearly 20 percent of maternal deaths in the US. Little is known about its cause and how it can be treated, but an inexpensive new test could help flag those suffering from it and lessen complications. The test’s inventor discusses it and the disorder.

17-50 Segment 2: Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Holidays

Some people may get the blues or worse as the days get shorter, they suffer from seasonal affective disorder, a chemical change in the brain caused by decreased exposure to sunlight.