A study of nearly 1,000 teens found that sexually active obese adolescents were significantly less likely to use contraception than normal weight peers, putting them at higher risk of unintended pregnancy.
An independent panel convened by the National Institutes of Health has concluded that the name of a common hormone disorder in women, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), causes confusion and is a barrier to research progress and effective patient care.
C.S. Mott Children's and Von Voigtlander Women's Hospitals have been ranked among the top 100 most innovative and inspiring infrastructure projects in the world by KPMG, the audit, tax and advisory firm.
Many hospitals offer residency programs for doctors in training, allowing them to complete the education needed to become practicing physicians. Hospitals find those residents using National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) rules, but a new study finds wide variation in the interpretation of those rules.
What better way to celebrate Mother's Day than telling the stories of new moms giving birth? The University of Michigan's Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital plans to share some of those moments by documenting them on Sunday via Facebook.
A natural hospital birth — a childbirth without medication or other intervention — is possible at Von Voigtlander Women's Hospital. U-M has eight nurse midwives on staff and encourages women to set a natural birth plan that still offers the advantages of being in a hospital setting.
In an effort to help babies get a healthy start, the U-M Health System and March of Dimes, a leading non-profit supporting pregnancy and baby health, have partnered to host the 12th annual HealthWalk Thursday, Sept. 29, at the U-M Towsley Center, 1500 E. Medical Dr., Ann Arbor.
Having a baby prematurely can be traumatic experience for parents and is typically characterized by feelings of loss and grief that can persist for months after a baby is discharged from the hospital. New research by the University of Michigan Health System and the University of Wisconsin shows that the degree to which a mother can resolve these feelings is thought to affect attachment between the mother and infant. That attachment has long-term implications for the infant's social and emotional development.