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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.
Pregnant women face greater risks to their health from COVID-19 than the general population and should be offered a vaccine if eligible, say experts at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
The 2014 expansion of Medicaid in New York state was linked to a significant decrease in severe complications during labor and delivery among low-income women, a new Columbia study has found.
Nursing's Elizabeth Corwin, PhD, helped found the Women’s Health Research & Well-being Workgroup, which promotes equity in health care for women through rigorous research and policy change.
- 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.
- 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.