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Columbia is leading the movement to add neurocognitive screening to annual well woman OB/GYN checkups.
Most abnormal cells found with a Pap test are not cancerous, but following up with your gynecologist is important.
Many guidelines suggest women should start getting bone density tests to detect osteoporosis at age 65, but earlier testing may help prevent more fractures.
A gynecologist explains the condition that causes extreme pain, infertility, and affects more than 1 in 10 women.
- March 30, 2023
The center seeks to reinvent prenatal care, address the mental health of parents, improve the overall health of infants, and promote family well-being.
- February 23, 2023
In the past decade, physicians have recommended that women undergoing some surgeries have their fallopian tubes removed at the same time to prevent ovarian cancer.
- August 17, 2022
A prenatal test developed by Columbia University researchers can determine if a fetus or embryo has the right number of chromosomes at a fraction of the time, cost of other genetic tests.
- July 5, 2022
Whole Woman Care at Columbia expands the traditional reproductive focus of gynecology to address all aspects of health.
- February 28, 2022
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.
- February 22, 2022
Epidurals lessen the risk of postpartum hemorrhaging, the leading cause of preventable severe maternal morbidity, according to a new study from Columbia University.
- November 16, 2021
Columbia obstetrician/gynecologist Noelia Zork on what people need to know about gestational diabetes—who is most at risk, how it is treated, and what you can do to prevent it.
- November 9, 2021
The first 12 weeks after giving birth is a critical time, and postpartum care should be an ongoing process rather than a traditional single checkup, says Columbia obstetrician Mary Rosser, MD.
- October 7, 2021
If you know 10 women, you know someone with endometriosis. Columbia's Arnold Advincula, MD, an expert in endometriosis treatment, explains the signs and symptoms and how the condition is treated.
- 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.