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.
In a surprising new finding, radiation combined with chemotherapy did not increase recurrence-free survival in women with stage III/IVA endometrial cancer following surgery.
A gene involved in male hormone production plays a major role in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome, according to a recent study.
A drug called niraparib showed clinically relevant activity in women with relapsed ovarian cancer who had exhausted all previous treatment options, according to a recent study.
Northwestern investigators are building a multi-disciplinary enterprise that is making critical discoveries in maternal-fetal health, with significant clinical implications and real-world consequences.
Northwestern scientists came together to discuss the importance of women’s health research and mark the third anniversary of a landmark sex-inclusion policy by the NIH.
Northwestern scientists have successfully transformed induced pluripotent stem cells into endometrial cells, which line the uterus and are involved in several uterine conditions such as endometrial cancer and infertility.
Novel research is changing the way we approach healthcare for mothers and their babies. Read the feature in Northwestern Medicine magazine.
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.