Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sep. 6, 2012—Pregnant women who have had prior preterm births may avoid a subsequent early birth if given progestogens, which are natural or synthetic forms of progesterone, a female hormone that naturally increases during pregnancy, a Vanderbilt analysis shows.
Aug. 30, 2012—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has acquired The Franklin Women’s Center, a group of six obstetrician/gynecologists and two women’s health nurse practitioners in Williamson County who will form a new group, the Vanderbilt Franklin Women’s Center at Williamson Medical Center. The physicians – Katherine Dykes, M.D., Alison Mullaly, M.D., Cynthia L. Netherton, M.D., Nancy Osburn, M.D.,...
Aug. 16, 2012—Vanderbilt University has signed on for a statewide project to increase exclusive breast-feeding in hospitals and delivery centers.
Apr. 19, 2012—Vanderbilt pediatric infectious disease researchers studying antibiotic-resistant staph say fears that mothers carrying the germ may set their newborns up for infection are unfounded.
Nov. 1, 2011—In August, the New York Times Magazine reported on the rapid rise of pregnancy reduction – not the accepted reduction of multiple fetuses, but on the rising number of women electing to reduce a twin pregnancy to that of a single fetus. The travelling exhibition “Take Care: Biomedical Ethics in the 21st Century” at Vanderbilt’s...
Jul. 20, 2011—It may be possible to prevent preterm birth by modifying the father’s diet before a baby's conception.
May. 13, 2011—Sixteen retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s May 13 Commencement ceremony when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Robert W. Blanning, professor of management, emeritus Blanning’s global experience combines the worlds of academia and business. He came to the Owen Graduate School...
May. 10, 2011—A new report on women's health in Tennessee finds continuing areas of concern and a need for programs that support lifestyle changes to prevent long-term health consequences.
Apr. 28, 2011—After nearly five months of filming last fall and winter, Vanderbilt University Medical Center will once again be the subject of a new reality TV series scheduled to debut on TLC Monday, May 2, at 1 p.m.