HER/UCLA Find Antihistamine Linked to Preterm Birth

One of the reasons the HER Foundation was created was to fund much needed research on HG. With the help of UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine we have funded over $46,000 in research grants. Thanks to all of the HG moms who have participated in our research! Because of you, UCLA has been able…

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UCLA Receives $46 Thousand Check From the HER Foundation For Groundbreaking HG Research

The HER (Hyperemesis Education & Research) Foundation proudly presented a check for more than $46 thousand to Dr. Marlena Fejzo, geneticist, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA on Friday, September 14th. The donation will fund continued groundbreaking research on a relatively unknown, debilitating pregnancy condition called Hyperemesis Gravidarum, or HG.

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Congratulations to Mel Burdett for being the top recruiter for our holiday research campaign!

Mel will receive a $200 gift card from Amazon thanks to her recruiting skills! Way to go Mel, thanks to your efforts and that of your friends the HER Foundation and USC/UCLA are closer to reaching thier research goal! We are looking for both HG and non-HG mom’s to be a part of the study,…

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America's Budget Crisis & HG Research…Need Your Help Now!

Time is of the essence as the budget crisis is likely to lead to cuts in NIH funding next year which will include our HG study if we don’t enroll and collect all our saliva samples before the cuts are in effect. Please participate (contact nvpstudy@usc.edu) and please follow through with the HG study now.

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Latest research shows lifelong effects from extreme morning sickness (Hyperemesis Gravidarum) on children

An extreme form of pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting known as hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) takes a heavy toll on thousands of women each year and can lead to hospitalization and pregnancy termination. But this new research suggests pregnant women are not the only victims.

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Severe morning sickness runs in families

(Reuters Health) – A woman’s chances of experiencing severe nausea during pregnancy appear to be influenced, at least in part, by genetics, according to these new study findings.

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Help Find a Cure for HG

HG Genetic Study Needs Participants! USC & UCLA are close to meeting their goal of 1,000 participants. The goal of this study is to understand the etiology of Hyperemesis Gravidarum so we can develop better treatments and improve the quality of life for patients suffering from HG and their offspring. (More information… or contact nvpstudy@usc.edu…

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