University of California San Francisco
Use of medical imaging during pregnancy increased significantly in the United States, with nearly a four-fold rise over the last two decades in the number of women undergoing CT scans.
A major 2009 revision to a federal nutrition program for low-income pregnant women and children improved recipients’ health on several key measures.
Women who were denied abortions reported higher rates of joint pain, persistent headaches and migraines, and poorer overall health five years later, compared to women able to obtain abortions.
The UCSF study examined whether a mobile phone physical activity app combined with brief, in-person counseling increased and maintained levels of physical activity
A renewed push by several states to restrict access to abortions could have negative consequences for the health and well-being of women, as well as their children, research has shown.
The new PCORI-funded project's primary research goal is to compare the effectiveness of the two models of care in lowering a woman’s risk of preterm birth and reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety.