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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.
Misidentification among multiple-birth infants in the NICU increases their risk of medical errors, a study by Columbia physicians has found.
Barring ovarian cancer surgery at low-volume hospitals could limit access to care for many rural and underserved patients, a new study has found.
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.
- 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.
- May 25, 2017
Certain women with preeclampsia are more likely to have a pregnancy-related stroke, finds a new study led by Columbia neurologists.
- May 5, 2017
Created by CUMC researchers, the Phendo app allows women to track their endometriosis symptoms, adding to our understanding of the disease.
- April 18, 2017
Sexual reproduction may have never evolved if organisms hadn’t developed a way to restrain the immune system during fertilization, according to a new CUMC study.
- 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.
- August 16, 2016
Expanded prenatal genetic testing may increase the detection of carriers for a variety of potentially serious conditions.