The womb was thought to be sterile, but some scientists argue that it’s where the microbiome begins.
Jeffrey Peipert and David Eisenberg comment on cut back of free birth control requirement.
Noted researcher encourages tenacity and tackling new challenges.
Trial will evaluate if clean-fuel stoves can reduce household pollution.
Treatment prevents virus from crossing placenta to infect fetus, mouse study shows.
Study conducted in primarily African-American population.
Finding ways to stop epidemics like Zika inspires Indira Mysorekar, PhD.
Publication compared skin antiseptic agents at cesarean delivery.
Findings help explain UTI link to sexual activity.
Ob/gyn faculty collaborating with engineering school to study new cancer imaging techniques.
Without coverage, many cannot afford multiple infertility treatments.
Medical students find out their destinations for residency training.
Dr. Lewis Wall and his wife founded Dignity Period with a clear mission in mind.
Dr. David Eisenberg discusses risks involved in penalizing hospital abortions.
Hopkins nephrologist will lead Washington University Physicians.
Washington University School of Medicine is a hotspot of Zika research.
First intervention shown to prevent maternal-fetal transmission.
Ceremony highlights Distinguished Service Teaching Awards.
The Washington University researchers’ landmark study about human sexuality was published 50 years ago.
Human studies needed to determine if men are similarly affected.
Membership is one of highest U.S. honors in health and medicine.
The hospital stay is critical in learning to breast-feed, yet hospital practices often interfere with success.
Reproductive endocrinologist enjoys helping patients build their families.
Scientists’ collaborations will include Zika virus, preterm birth, infertility
Indira Mysorekar, PhD, and virologist Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, developed mouse models to understand Zika virus infection during pregnancy.
A team led by Kelle H. Moley, MD, found a high-fructose diet during pregnancy may harm the placenta and restrict fetal growth.
An expansion of our partner hospitals will include new facilities for our women and infants patients, opening in late 2017.
Op-ed by Colleen McNicholas, DO: Birth control is fundamental basic health care that every woman should have access to.
Study led by Methodius G. Tuuli, MD, finds chlorhexidine is better than iodine, recommends altering standard skin-prep practices.
An NIH grant makes Washington University the hub of a national clinical trial to evaluate mechanisms driving five major cancer types.