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Frequent blood draws are a dreaded part of IVF. At Columbia’s fertility center, blood can now be drawn painlessly at home, thanks to an innovative laboratory test developed by center staff.
The center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, funded by the NIH, will support research to reduce pregnancy-related morbidity and mortality while promoting equity.
Columbia OB/GYN Ryalynn Morgan Carter, MD, discusses the FDA-approved oral contraception that will be available without a prescription.
- September 30, 2021
Despite clinical guidelines that advocate surgery as a first step, a Columbia study suggests many patients with advanced ovarian cancer should be treated with chemotherapy before surgery.
- September 9, 2021
The risk of late-term stillbirth is three times higher for women who use both tobacco and alcohol during pregnancy, a new study has found.
- June 23, 2021
While the decision and process to have a baby for a heterosexual couple may be relatively straightforward, for same sex couples, the path to parenthood is quite different.
- March 31, 2021
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.
- February 5, 2021
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.
- February 2, 2021
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.
- January 21, 2021
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.
- October 26, 2020
Cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 cause of maternal mortality in the United States, but a new study suggests specialized cardio-obstetrics teams may improve outcomes.