The new study of American I.V.F. clinics by Dr. Mancuso’s team revealed that transferring a single embryo in women younger than 38 resulted in a marked reduction in multiple birthrates but no decline in live birthrates.
"As a medical student, I enjoyed staying up at night to deliver babies. I enjoyed the combination of medicine and surgery, and helping women across the spectrum of their reproductive lives."
Professor Thomas Gellhaus, MD, was recently named the 67th president of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists after dedicating more than 20 years of service and holding 35 different leadership roles at the district, state, national and international level.
Third-year resident, Sarah Wernimont, MD, PhD, was named a 2016 Quilligan Scholar by the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine and The Pregnancy Foundation. She is one of five residents in the United States to receive this honor.
Preeclampsia is a cardiovascular disorder that generally occurs late in pregnancy and causes high blood pressure leading to a number of complications. Preeclampsia affects between 5 and 7 percent of all pregnancies in the United States.
For women with high-risk pregnancies, labor and delivery can be complex, and two separate studies here explored the mechanisms of induction labor failure in obese women, and the skin microbiome pathology at the incision site for cesarean section.
Several Carver College of Medicine faculty members recently received awards for excellence in teaching, service, and clinical care. Recipients of these awards will be honored at the Carver College of Medicine Faculty Awards Banquet on February 24, 2016.
The World Health Organization is warning that the Zika virus could spread to four million people within the next 12 months.
According to the World Health Organization, Zika virus infections have "exploded" in central and south America.
The University of Iowa Women’s Health Nurse-Midwifery Service is seeking a highly qualified Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) to join us as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Master’s degree and be committed to patient care and medical student and resident education.