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Legacy of Masters and Johnson topic of next Assembly Series

The Washington University researchers' landmark study about human sexuality was published 50 years ago.

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Zika infection reduces fertility, lowers testosterone in male mice

Human studies needed to determine if men are similarly affected.

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Macones elected to National Academy of Medicine

Membership is one of highest U.S. honors in health and medicine.

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Barnes-Jewish first hospital in St. Louis providing optimal support for breastfeeding

The hospital stay is critical in learning to breast-feed, yet hospital practices often interfere with success.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Physician profile: Emily Jungheim

Reproductive endocrinologist enjoys helping patients build their families.

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Pregnancy after 35: A trend toward later parenthood

Featuring Dr. Alison Cahill, chief of the maternal-fetal medicine division, this episode of the "Making Babies" podcast explores what the...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Making Babies podcast

New center focuses on women’s and men’s reproductive health

Scientists' collaborations will include Zika virus, preterm birth, infertility

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How Zika infects fetus

Indira Mysorekar, PhD, and virologist Michael Diamond, MD, PhD, developed mouse models to understand Zika virus infection during pregnancy.

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Risks of high-fructose diet during pregnancy

A team led by Kelle H. Moley, MD, found a high-fructose diet during pregnancy may harm the placenta and restrict...

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Architectural rendering of new construction from Forest Park New patient center under construction

An expansion of our partner hospitals will include new facilities for our women and infants patients, opening in late 2017.

Access to affordable birth control

Op-ed by Colleen McNicholas, DO: Birth control is fundamental basic health care that every woman should have access to.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Preventing C-section infections

Study led by Methodius G. Tuuli, MD, finds chlorhexidine is better than iodine, recommends altering standard skin-prep practices.

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National cancer trial

An NIH grant makes Washington University the hub of a national clinical trial to evaluate mechanisms driving five major cancer...

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