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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 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.
- 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.