Andrea Lobo, PhD, science writer —

Andrea Lobo holds a PhD in cell biology/neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, from stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She has authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

Laryngeal dysfunction common in hEDS patients, study shows

Patients with hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (hEDS) report more voice, upper airway, and swallowing problems than the general population, a study found. A similar higher prevalence was found in people with hypermobility spectrum disorders (HSD). That’s according to the study, “Laryngological Complaint Prevalence in Hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos or Hypermobility Spectrum…

Preterm delivery, bleeding among pregnancy risks with EDS

Women with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) are at a higher risk for complications during pregnancy than other women, including poorer fetal growth, preterm delivery, and postpartum bleeding, a study using a large U.S. database reports. Likewise, these patients were more likely to deliver via cesarean section. But a number of…