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With increased participation comes increased injuries. Doctors weigh in.
Who should get a mammogram? A gynecologist explains the test and the new guidelines.
The center seeks to reinvent prenatal care, address the mental health of parents, improve the overall health of infants, and promote family well-being.
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.
- September 7, 2016
The antidepressant fluoxetine decreases bone density, but a new CUMC study suggests adding a beta-blocker to treatment can prevent the loss of bone.
- February 4, 2016
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian have found that using corticosteroids in mothers at risk for late preterm delivery reduced the incidence of severe respiratory complications in their babies.
- November 12, 2015
While stigma delays progress against HIV for many vulnerable groups, few groups have been less visible than female drug users.
- May 5, 2014
Midwifes from Columbia University School of Nursing are working in Bangladesh to reduce that country's maternal death rate.
- February 4, 2014
Nearly half a million women die each year of heart disease and stroke. Here are seven lifestyle changes to help lower your risk.
- October 2, 2013
New findings suggest an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder in adult children.
- July 3, 2013
Conventional wisdom says obesity is good for bones, but a new study of premenopausal women finds that belly fat is associated with poor bone quality.