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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.
- June 19, 2019
Barring ovarian cancer surgery at low-volume hospitals could limit access to care for many rural and underserved patients, a new study has found.
- May 14, 2019
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.
- March 13, 2019
A drug given to nearly 10 percent of all pregnant women to prevent severe respiratory ailments in preterm babies also reduces health care costs, according to a new study by Columbia researchers.
- February 11, 2019
New research in mice suggests omega-3s may help prevent miscarriage, preterm delivery, and stillbirth caused by uterine infections with bacteria commonly found in the mouth.
- February 1, 2019
A study from Columbia University researchers suggests that DNA sequencing can help diagnose the underlying genetic causes of fetal anomalies found during prenatal ultrasounds.
- January 22, 2019
A new study by Columbia researchers suggests aspirin may lower stroke risk among middle-aged women with a history of preeclampsia.
- October 31, 2018
A new study found that women with cervical cancer who had a radical hysterectomy with minimally invasive surgery had a significantly higher risk of death than those who had open surgery.
- September 13, 2018
A group of clinical trials showed that pregnant women can prevent excess weight gain with a healthy diet and physical activity.
- September 6, 2018
A study published in NEJM has found that inducing labor a week before a baby’s due date is safe and reduces the risk of cesarean section.
- 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.