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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.
Columbia researchers have uncovered an array of new genes that cause stillbirth, significantly increasing the understanding of the genetic foundations of a common, but little studied, condition.
- 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.
- 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.