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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.
- January 21, 2014
Mailman researchers find text message reminders increase flu vaccination rates in pregnant women.
- October 2, 2013
New findings suggest an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder in adult children.
- August 21, 2013
High-risk pregnant women being recruited for a clinical trial that aims to give parents detailed information about genetic abnormalities found in utero.
- July 3, 2013
Conventional wisdom says obesity is good for bones, but a new study of premenopausal women finds that belly fat is associated with poor bone quality.
- June 23, 2013
Another reason for pregnant mothers to avoid tobacco smoke – it may cause hearing damage in their children – new findings published in JAMA Otolaryngology.
- May 16, 2013
Dr. Robert Klitzman applauded Jolie's prophylactic breast cancer surgery but says it raises moral questions about gene patents.
- February 19, 2013
When compared with laparoscopic hysterectomy, the robotically assisted hysterectomy appears to offer little short-term benefit and is accompanied by significantly greater costs, according to a study published in the February 20 issue of JAMA.