A $10 million grant over four years will support further examination of a national study looking at COVID-19 vaccination safety during pregnancy and immune response pre-and post-delivery for both mom and baby.
Adenomyosis – an abnormal tissue growth into the muscular wall of the uterus that causes painful cramps and heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding – is more common than generally appreciated, a review of the literature by gynecologists at UT Southwestern Medical Center revealed.
Researchers found that breastfeeding mothers who received either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccination reported the same local or systemic symptoms as what has been previously reported in non-breastfeeding women, with no serious side effects in the breastfed infants.
Three Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center obstetrician gynecologists (OB GYNs) are among the first in the nation to receive board certifications in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery.
To offer transport to a high level of specialty care for expectant mothers and their babies, Baylor Scott & White Health has launched the system’s first Central Texas maternal transport team.
Baylor Scott & White maternal nurses staff the team, which also includes pilots, paramedics and EMTs who will facilitate transfers of high-risk obstetrics patients via air and ground transfers from hospitals throughout the region. The maternal transport team began service May 17, transporting patients to and from facilities inside and outside of the Baylor Scott & White Health system.
Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently welcomed gynecologic oncologist and surgeon Mark E. Borowsky, M.D., MBA, as director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology.
UC San Diego Health continues to expand health care services by opening a new clinic located at 6030 Village Way in Pacific Highlands Ranch. The clinic offers primary care and women’s health services.
A recent study by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine suggests transmission of COVID-19 through breast milk is not likely. The infectious virus was not detected in 64 samples of breast milk tested.
United Hospital Fund (UHF) honored Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s Residency Program Director for Obstetrics & Gynecology Noelle M. Aikman, M.D., FACOG, of Brick, NJ, as a quality improvement leader during its second annual Tribute to Excellence in Health Care event in July.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health continues to offer potentially lifesaving treatment through cancer clinical trials.
Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center was named to Newsweek’s 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals. The distinction recognizes facilities that have excelled in providing care to mothers, newborns, and their families, as verified by the 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Survey.
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health, is the first hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth designated as a Level IV maternal care center, the highest possible designation by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
A Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey investigator and other collaborators examined prenatal screening practices for blood disorders between different types of care providers and found different variations in prenatal guidance.