A Stanford team has taken a multi-pronged approach to reducing preventable maternal deaths among California women, a new scientific paper explains.
In this Stars of Stanford Medicine Q&A, obstetrics and gynecology resident Nichole Young-Lin discusses her interests and plans to help women worldwide.
Two Stanford physicians would like to expand role of pediatricians in family planning and contraception for both teenagers and new mothers.
Reproductive decisions for women with disabilities should be based on each individual's abilities and desires, Stanford gynecologist Paula Hillard writes.
NFL cheerleader and Stanford scribe and research coordinator Laurel Sharpless has improved screening for intimate partner violence in primary care clinics.
A new NPR story explains how California experts have been examining the causes of maternal mortality and successfully figuring out how to counteract them.
Denise Wong had survived breast cancer treatment at 27. Ten years later, she and her husband wanted to have a child. Her treatment had made that unlikely, but her fertility team at Stanford found a way.
During a recent talk, Lisa Goldthwaite, a clinical assistant professor at Stanford, told the truths of HPV, sharing practical insights and lessons that are important to everyone's health.
At the recent Stanford Women's Health Forum, Kate Shaw, a clinical associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology, spoke about the evolution and history of birth control.
The Stanford-based California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative has released a new toolkit to help doctors prevent dangerous blood clots in pregnant women and new mothers.
Thousands of women in the East African country of Uganda suffer from rheumatic heart disease. Although pregnancy can lead to severe complications, a new study shows that many women are putting their health at risk in order to have children.
Stanford research shows that nearly one in 20 reproductive-age women have depression and less than one-third are taking antidepressants.
This Stanford Medicine study clarifies the underlying biology of high-grade serous ovarian cancer and could help lead to future therapies.
Douglas Lowy, deputy director of the National Cancer Institute, recently spoke at Stanford Medicine.
In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.
Heart problems are the leading cause of death in pregnant women and new moms. A new set of guidelines will help doctors spot heart disease in these women.