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.
Drugs commonly used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child during pregnancy were not associated with a higher risk of adverse birth outcomes, according to a new study.
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.
As a leader and a surgeon-scientists, alumna Melina Kibbe, MD, ’03 GME, is no stranger to breaking glass ceilings.
Northwestern Medicine hosted a symposium for the one-year anniversary of the implementation of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy.
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.