2017 Nursing Research Day
University of Minnesota

Join us for Nursing Research Day 2017. Throughout the day, faculty, students, and community partners will lead concurrent oral and poster presentation..Read More

Exposing the source
Queens University

Researchers at Queen’s University and Kingston General Hospital have published the first the set of findings stemming from the Kingston Allergy Birth ..Read More

Fourth Annual GillingsX Talks Showcased Students’
UNC Global

Six students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health gave presentations about their global health..Read More

Centering Pregnancy Adds West-Side Location | UW Health | Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Authority

Madison, Wisconsin - With the help of a $15,000 community grant from the March of Dimes, UW Health’s innovative CenteringPregnancy program is expandin..Read More

Charity celebrates research success
The University of Edinburgh

Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory have aided global research efforts to improve the treatment of babies born early. Experts gathered with families an..Read More

Early Experiences Shape Preterm Babies’ Brain
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Newborn babies experience the world through touch. Now, researchers who have measured the brain responses of 125 infants—including babies who were bor..Read More

Protein That Regulates Hormones Critical to Women's Health Found in Pituitary
University of Wisconsin

MADISON — University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have solved the mystery surrounding a "rogue protein" that plays a role in the release of neurot..Read More

Restless Legs Syndrome is no Joke for Sufferers
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin — They say it's like spiders crawling up and down your legs.   Or like a tingling wave that never stops.   That's how many sufferer..Read More

UW-Madison Scientists Collaborate on Ultrasensitive Detector That Pinpoints Big Problems in Tiny Fetal Hearts
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, one of the most powerful magnetic detectors in the world is helping screen high-risk preg..Read More

Pediatrics Researcher De-Ann Pillers Named Hartwell Investigator
University of Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin - Dr. De-Ann Pillers, a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, recently received a Hartw..Read More

Gestational Diabetes Increases Risk for Postpartum Depression
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of pos..Read More

Discovery could improve in vitro fertilization success rates for women around the world
Oregon Health & Science University

Key findings of this research, which was conducted by Shawn L. Chavez, Ph.D. and colleagues at Stanford University and analyzed at OHSU, showed that b..Read More

Component of Red Wine May Help Women with PCOS
Northwestern University

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder which causes women to produce higher levels of the hormone testosterone than normal. This ho..Read More

New Study Points to a Possible Cause of Many Preterm Births
Nationwide Children's Hospital

Most spontaneous preterm births do not have causes that are easy to identify. Physicians frequently have not known why uterine contractions begin week..Read More

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Domestic and intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health problem that can have devastating effects on individuals, families and com..Read More

Painless Drug Delivery
NIH -National Institute of Health

Transdermal patches—medicated adhesive pads placed on the skin that release drugs gradually for up to a week—have been available in the U.S. for more ..Read More

Working to reverse child marriage crisis
Queens University

Queen’s University researcher Susan Bartels recently returned from a trip to Lebanon where she and a team are working to address a world health crisis..Read More

Highlights of upcoming open enrollment for faculty, staff

“There’s a lot of good news this year,” said Dwaine Duckett, vice president of human resources. “We’ve worked hard to manage costs, and offer the prot..Read More

NIH Director Collins ignites optimism and collaboration during campus visit
Oregon Health & Science University

National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., spent a day at OHSU sprinkling some fairy dust of possibility that is spurring re..Read More

Vaginal Douches May Expose Women to Harmful Phthalate Chemicals
UCSF School Of Medicine

Women who use feminine care products called douches may increase their exposure to harmful chemicals called phthalates—and black women may be at parti..Read More

Big Data, Health Disparities and More | UC San Francisco
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco is once again joining Salesforce Foundation to present Dreamforce 2015, where researchers, clinicians, educators and others will expl..Read More

UCSF Celebrates Diversity Month
UCSF School Of Medicine

UC San Francisco celebrates the diversity of its campus community during Diversity Month, with events held throughout the month of October. The annual..Read More

Watch the Highlights
UCSF School Of Medicine

Did you miss UC San Francisco at Dreamforce 2015? Each year, UCSF participates in the massive technology gathering by Salesforce, highlighting the lat..Read More

How baby’s genes influence birth weight and health in later life
University of Cambridge

An international genetic study of more than 150,000 people, published today in Nature, has identified genetic differences that help to explain why som..Read More

Maternal blood test may predict birth complications
Medical Research Council

24 Oct 2016 A protein found in the blood of pregnant women could be used to develop tests to determine the health of their babies and aid decisions on..Read More

Global Health Lessons from Teach for America: Liz Chen '10
Princeton University

When Liz Chen ’10 was an anthropology student at Princeton, Professor Joao Biehl’s “Medical Anthropology” class introduced her to the world of global ..Read More

Neurodevelopmental model of Zika may provide rapid answers
University of Georgia

Athens, Ga. — A newly published study from researchers working in collaboration with the Regenerative Bioscience Center at the University of Georgia d..Read More

Dr. Rebecca Baergen discusses placenta consumption with NY1
Cornell University

As more women look for ways to improve their postpartum experience, doctors warn against the unproven benefits of eating the placenta. Erin Billups fi..Read More

Vein of Galen Malformation
Cornell University

A vein of Galen malformation (VOGM) is a rare but particularly serious type of arteriovenous malformation (AVM) that develops before birth and is diag..Read More

Cornell University

A prolactinoma, a hormone-producing tumor that generates excess levels of the hormone prolactin, is the most common type of pituitary tumor. Prolactin..Read More

Cornell University

A medulloblastoma is a fast-growing, very aggressive malignant brain tumor that usually forms in the cerebellum, an organ in the lower back part of th..Read More

Pineal Region Tumors
Cornell University

The pineal gland is a small organ located at the back of the base of the brain, near the top of the brainstem. It’s responsible for producing several ..Read More

Chiari Malformation
Cornell University

A Chiari malformation is a structural abnormality at the back of the brain and skull. Normally, a large hole in the base of the skull accommodates the..Read More

Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate
Cornell University

Cleft lip and cleft palate are birth defects that result in improperly formed lips and/or mouth. Babies born with this birth defect have either an upp..Read More

Craniofacial Anomalies
Cornell University

The term “craniofacial anomalies” refers to a broad group of birth defects that affect the head (“cranio”) or face. Depending on the type of craniofac..Read More

Arachnoid Cysts / Intracranial Cysts
Cornell University

An arachnoid cyst is a small, benign sac that develops between the brain or spinal cord and the arachnoid membrane (which is one of three membranes th..Read More

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Cornell University

An arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is an abnormal tangle of blood vessels that can occur anywhere in the body. In an AVM, blood does not follow its n..Read More

Inaugural Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research Awarded to Infectious Disease Pediatrician
Cornell University

The Drukier Prize honors an early-career pediatrician whose research has made important contributions towards improving the health of children and ado..Read More

Medical Students Share Passion-Fueled Findings at Annual Research Day
Cornell University

Jack Stupinski knows first-hand how challenging it is to eat healthfully while on a budget. When he worked for City Year, an AmeriCorps program, he qu..Read More

Women in Global Health Research Symposium Addresses Attrition of Women from the Field
Cornell University

Dr. Jyoti Mathad of Weill Cornell Medical College moved to India with her husband for what was supposed to be a two-year infectious diseases fellowshi..Read More

Dr. Steven Gabbe Wins The Weill Cornell Alumni Association Award of Distinction
Cornell University

Dr. Steven Gabbe '69, the senior vice president for health sciences at Ohio State University and emeritus CEO of OSU Wexner Medical Center, has been a..Read More

True Hearted
Cornell University

Alain Baume is 59, the same age his father was when he died of heart failure in their native Italy. Because of that family history, Baume has long bee..Read More

Our Bodies, Ourselves
Cornell University

Carter Bisso was about 20 weeks pregnant when the pain started — an ache on the right side of her lower back, between her hip and spine. It got worse ..Read More

Planned Home Births Increase Despite Associated Risks
Cornell University

Pregnant women are increasingly choosing to deliver their babies outside of the hospital, with such births rising by 80 percent from 2009-2014 despite..Read More

Father Figures
Cornell University

After a failed round of in vitro fertilization, John Martin and his wife sought a second medical opinion. Although their original doctor had run a sta..Read More

The Tree of Life
Cornell University

About five years ago, an abnormally small placenta arrived in the surgical pathology laboratory at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. ..Read More

Dr. Francis Lee and Dr. Jane Salmon Elected to the National Academy of Medicine
Cornell University

Dr. Francis Lee, the Mortimer D. Sackler, M.D. Professor of Molecular Biology in Psychiatry and a professor of psychiatry, pharmacology and neuroscien..Read More

UChicago Medicine opens state-of-the-art Family Birth Center in Hyde Park
University of Chicago

September 19, 2016 The University of Chicago Medicine is opening its new 25,000-square foot Family Birth Center inside Comer Children's Hospital, brin..Read More

UChicago Medicine opens state-of-the-art Family Birth Center in Hyde Park
University of Chicago

September 19, 2016 The University of Chicago Medicine is opening its new 25,000-square foot Family Birth Center inside Comer Children's Hospital, brin..Read More

Secondhand Smoke May Contribute to Dental Caries Risk in Infants
ADA American Dental Association

Science in the News Secondhand Smoke May Contribute to Dental Caries Risk in Infants October 23, 2015 Consistent with previous reports,1 infants expos..Read More