Women & Infants Participating in Study of Common Viral Infection in Pregnancy
Women & Infants, through its participation in the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, is the lead center in a 14-site, $25 million study of cytomegalovirus (CMV), the most common infection during pregnancy. Researchers want to see whether giving recently infected pregnant women antibodies against CMV lowers the rate of CMV infection in their babies.Details
CNE Talks Your Health - Get Your Body Moving!
The current issue of CNE Talks Your Health is focused on getting your body moving. Stories include the benefits of riding your bike (maybe even to work), how the sun can help to enhance your mood, exercising while pregnant, and tips from our experts on dealing with spring allergies. So, what are you waiting for? Grab your sneaks and get your body moving!
Breast Health Center Is Here to Help
A risk factor is something that indicates a woman is more likely to develop breast cancer than average. They are not harmful in themselves. In fact, a woman's risk of developing breast cancer remains low even if she has several risk factors. Read this powerful article by Angelina Jolie about her decision to have a double mastectomy because she is BRCA1 positive. Read more
New Technology Makes Robotic Surgery Even Less Invasive
The Women & Infants Hospital Robotic Surgery Program for Women is the only program in the area with Single-Site™ Instrumentation, which enables some surgeries to be even less invasive and conducted through one tiny incision.
Raymond O. Powrie, MD, FRCP(C), FACP, underscored his belief in the “team approach” by drawing together a multidisciplinary group to edit an international textbook on medical disorders in obstetric patients.
Meet five patients who are being cared for at Women & Infants Hospital, women and newborns whose treatment has been enhanced by the incredible research, compassion, and commitment to excellence that is Women & Infants. » Patient Stories