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A new study has identified markers of maternal stress—both physical and psychological—that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth.
Misidentification among multiple-birth infants in the NICU increases their risk of medical errors, a study by Columbia physicians has found.
Barring ovarian cancer surgery at low-volume hospitals could limit access to care for many rural and underserved patients, a new study has found.
Deaths from suicide and overdose are left out of most estimates of maternal mortality, but in a new paper, Columbia researchers argue that these deaths represent a large and growing problem.
- 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.
- February 12, 2014
CUMC researchers have found direct evidence of a link between prenatal vitamin A deficiency and postnatal airway hyperresponsiveness, a hallmark of asthma.
- February 4, 2014
Nearly half a million women die each year of heart disease and stroke. Here are seven lifestyle changes to help lower your risk.
- January 21, 2014
Mailman researchers find text message reminders increase flu vaccination rates in pregnant women.