Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine scientists are pursing groundbreaking research on reproductive health as well sex differences in disease incidence and treatment. Read on for some of the latest women’s health news, including pregnancy, breast cancer, heart disease and behavioral health.
Through pioneering research in oncofertility, reproductive endocrinologist Teresa Woodruff, PhD, offers young cancer survivors options to have children.
Women took a pledge to break up with salt and consume more water at a recent Northwestern Medicine event promoting heart healthy lifestyles.
Heart health at all ages is central to the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Program at Northwestern Medicine's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute.
Some high-risk medical devices used in obstetrics and gynecology were approved by the FDA based on flawed data, according to a recent study conducted by Northwestern Medicine residents.
A study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine scientists suggests that genetic factors associated with elevated body mass index and higher blood sugar levels in mothers cause babies to be born heavier.
A team left by Northwestern Medicine biomedical engineer Patrick Kiser, PhD, designed an intravaginal ring equipped with a novel drug release mechanism that enables the delivery of a diverse array of drugs for extended durations.
The Women's Health Research Institute's Leadership Council hosted a special celebration of the recently announced National Institutes of Health and Food and Drug Administration policies to include women in basic science and clinical studies.
A $7.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health supports a second phase of basic science research to identify novel targets for treating uterine fibroids.