A checklist intervention improved the quality of childbirth care in India, but did not lead to a reduction in the death rate of mothers and newborns, according to a new study.
The 2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research, held on the anniversary of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy, highlighted research on sex bias in autoimmune diseases.
A combination of three therapies was found to provide the greatest benefit to patients with metastatic breast cancer classified as HER2- and hormone receptor-positive, who aren’t candidates for chemotherapy, according to a Northwestern Medicine clinical trial.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have uncovered new findings about a protein called SET1B, which could offer a novel approach to treating triple-negative breast cancer.
Women with invasive breast cancer who were treated with an aggressive lymph node removal saw no survival benefit compared to those who received a less invasive procedure, according to a new clinical trial.
Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, ’06 GME, the George H. Gardner Professor of Clinical Gynecology, will receive the 2017 Marion Spencer Fay Award in recognition of her contributions to women’s health, health equity and national health policy.
Bioprosthetic ovaries produced using 3-D printing allowed otherwise infertile mice to successfully give birth to healthy mouse pups.
Teresa Woodruff, ’89 PhD, chief of Reproductive Science in Medicine in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named a 2017 Guggenheim Fellow in support of her research into reproductive health.
Women who underwent autologous breast reconstruction following a mastectomy reported greater psychosocial and sexual well-being than those who chose implant-based reconstruction, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.