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Lowering the cutoff to diagnose hypertension during pregnancy better identified 20% of women at risk for preeclampsia, a study by a Columbia University researcher has found.
Pregnant women face greater risks to their health from COVID-19 than the general population and should be offered a vaccine if eligible, say experts at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
The 2014 expansion of Medicaid in New York state was linked to a significant decrease in severe complications during labor and delivery among low-income women, a new Columbia study has found.
Nursing's Elizabeth Corwin, PhD, helped found the Women’s Health Research & Well-being Workgroup, which promotes equity in health care for women through rigorous research and policy change.
- August 7, 2020
A treatment that prevents an often-fatal disease in fetuses and newborns only reaches half of the pregnant women around the world who need it, Columbia researchers have found.
- March 11, 2020
About 13% of pregnant women who are depressed use cannabis, while only 4% of pregnant women without depression do, according to a new study from Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
- October 14, 2019
A new study has identified markers of maternal stress—both physical and psychological—that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth.
- May 14, 2019
Deaths from suicide and overdose are left out of most estimates of maternal mortality, but in a new paper, Columbia researchers argue that these deaths represent a large and growing problem.
- 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.
- May 5, 2017
Created by CUMC researchers, the Phendo app allows women to track their endometriosis symptoms, adding to our understanding of the disease.