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A drug given to nearly 10 percent of all pregnant women to prevent severe respiratory ailments in preterm babies also reduces health care costs, according to a new study by Columbia researchers.
New research in mice suggests omega-3s may help prevent miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth caused by uterine infections with bacteria commonly found in the mouth.
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
A new study by Columbia researchers suggests aspirin may lower stroke risk among middle-aged women with a history of preeclampsia.
- October 31, 2018
A new study found that women with cervical cancer who had a radical hysterectomy with minimally invasive surgery had a significantly higher risk of death than those who had open surgery.
- September 13, 2018
A group of clinical trials showed that pregnant women can prevent excess weight gain with a healthy diet and physical activity.
- September 6, 2018
A study published in NEJM has found that inducing labor a week before a baby’s due date is safe and reduces the risk of cesarean section.
- May 25, 2018
Mailman researchers have found that the grandchildren of women who used DES during pregnancy were 36 percent more likely to have ADHD.
- May 22, 2018
CUIMC has a new clinic and research program for women with a rare form of osteoporosis associated with pregnancy.
- May 10, 2018
The Mothers Center is a new space that will provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care—focused on the mother—before, during, and after a high-risk pregnancy.
- March 15, 2018
Some HIV symptoms affect women more than men. A new study from Columbia Nursing shows how menopause adds to the burden.
- February 22, 2018
RhoGAM, a drug developed in the 1960s by Columbia University physicians, prevents one of the most severe and devastating diseases affecting fetuses and newborn babies and is still in use today.
- July 5, 2017
Twin pregnancies in women 35 and older do not carry substantially higher risks of preterm birth, fetal death, or infant death compared with twin pregnancies in younger women.