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Whole Woman Care at Columbia expands the traditional reproductive focus of gynecology to address all aspects of health.
Heart disease is the No. 1 one cause of death in American women, yet most are unaware of the risks and most cardiovascular studies are about men.
Epidurals lessen the risk of postpartum hemorrhaging, the leading cause of preventable severe maternal morbidity, according to a new study from Columbia University.
- March 31, 2021
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.
- February 5, 2021
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.
- February 2, 2021
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.
- January 21, 2021
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.