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A drug given to nearly 10 percent of all pregnant women to prevent severe respiratory ailments in preterm babies also reduces health care costs, according to a new study by Columbia researchers.
New research in mice suggests omega-3s may help prevent miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth caused by uterine infections with bacteria commonly found in the mouth.
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
A new study by Columbia researchers suggests aspirin may lower stroke risk among middle-aged women with a history of preeclampsia.
- October 13, 2015
Jason D. Wright and his team assess the risks and benefits of hysterectomy procedures by accounting for morbidity, mortality, quality of life, cost, and age.
- October 12, 2015
In their new study, Guohua Li and Ruth Landau found a decreased rate of anesthesia-related complications in women who had cesarean delivery.
- September 30, 2015
Columbia participated in the study based on serial scans of more than 1,700 pregnancies. The study was published online in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
- April 3, 2015
A new prenatal DNA test detects more cases of Down syndrome than standard screening, a study by Columbia and UCSF researchers has found.
- July 22, 2014
Patients considering morcellation should be counseled about the prevalence of cancerous and precancerous conditions prior to undergoing the procedure.
- July 17, 2014
Study suggests that preventing infection in pregnancy may potentially reduce risk of schizophrenia.
- May 5, 2014
Midwifes from Columbia University School of Nursing are working in Bangladesh to reduce that country's maternal death rate.