New findings suggest an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder in adult children.
Laura Zeidenstein, director of the Nurse Midwifery Nurse Practitioner Program at Columbia University School of Nursing, says women need social support to breastfeed successfully.
Conventional wisdom says obesity is good for bones, but a new study of premenopausal women finds that belly fat is associated with poor bone quality.
Columbia Magazine reports on an NIH-funded study, led by Dr. Ronald Wapner, where thousands of women were provided microarray, a powerful genetic test, for prenatal testing.
Dr. Robert Klitzman applauded Jolie’s prophylactic breast cancer surgery but says it raises moral questions about gene patents.
When compared with laparoscopic hysterectomy, the robotically assisted hysterectomy appears to offer little short-term benefit and is accompanied by significantly greater costs, according to a study published in the February 20 issue of JAMA.