Treating mild hypothyroidism during pregnancy does not lead to improved cognitive functioning in children through five years of age, according to a recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Scientists have demonstrated that a small-molecule inhibitor can preserve fertility in mice, when administered as a co-treatment with conventional chemotherapy.
A surgical procedure called a pelvic exenteration may be curative for more than half of women with a form of advanced cervical cancer who have failed other treatments.
Northwestern Medicine hosted a symposium for the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy.
Coronary artery calcium — a sign of atherosclerosis — was found in more than one-third of women previously considered to be low-risk for heart disease, according to a Northwestern Medicine study.
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.