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Hispanic mothers had higher rates of COVID-19 than other groups of women, but ethnicity had no effect on outcomes among 100 women with COVID-19 who delivered at two hospitals in northern Manhattan.
Columbia fertility experts have developed a one-step saliva test for diagnosing COVID-19 that could expand access to testing.
A study of nearly 400 pregnant women is among the first to show that socioeconomic status and household crowding increase the risk of getting COVID-19.
About 15% of pregnant women admitted to two maternity wards in northern Manhattan in late March and early April were already infected with the new coronavirus; the vast majority had no symptoms.
- September 13, 2018
A group of clinical trials showed that pregnant women can prevent excess weight gain with a healthy diet and physical activity.
- September 6, 2018
A study published in NEJM has found that inducing labor a week before a baby’s due date is safe and reduces the risk of cesarean section.
- 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.
- 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.