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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.
- 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.
- May 18, 2016
After rotating through the ob/gyn clerkship, Emily Woodbury, MD’16, helped to improve it for future students.
- March 23, 2016
Dr. Cynthia Gyamfi-Bannerman describes new practice guidelines for the use of antenatal corticosteroids in mothers at risk of late preterm delivery.
- February 4, 2016
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian have found that using corticosteroids in mothers at risk for late preterm delivery reduced the incidence of severe respiratory complications in their babies.
- November 12, 2015
While stigma delays progress against HIV for many vulnerable groups, few groups have been less visible than female drug users.
- 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.