Women's Health

The latest women's health news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

Study raises concern about ability of tests to predict fertility

Study raises concern about ability of tests to predict fertility

The study found that the cutoffs used by such infertility tests, which measure levels of a molecule called follicle stimulating hormone or FSH, label many women as infertile who actually go on to have children naturally.

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Department of OB/GYN October Highlights and Honors

Please take a look at the department's October updates. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.

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Carolina Women’s Center Faculty Scholar call for applications

The Carolina Women’s Center is accepting applications for its Fall 2011 and Spring 2012 Faculty Scholar. This program offers UNC-Chapel Hill faculty the opportunity to serve as a Faculty Scholar for the CWC for one semester. One Faculty Scholar will be chosen for each award semester.

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Department of OB/GYN September Highlights and Honors

Please take a look at the department's July updates. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.

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UNC Breast Imaging Designated Center of Excellence

The American College of Radiology has designated UNC’s Breast Imaging Center a Center of Excellence.

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Department of OB/GYN August Highlights and Honors

Please take a look at the department's August updates. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.

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September is gynecologic cancer month

Take a look at the following events the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology has lined up for September to raise gynecologic cancer awareness.

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UNC Hospitals a breastfeeding-friendly business

Congratulations to UNC Hospitals for winning the Breastfeeding-friendly Business Award. This award is a designation that signifies that a business has taken simple, cost-effective actions to support employees and its customers who are breastfeeding.

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Blog: Less restrictive guidelines issued on vaginal birth after c-section

Blog: Less restrictive guidelines issued on vaginal birth after c-section

Last week the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released new guidelines that say, “Attempting a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) is a safe and appropriate choice for most women who have had a prior cesarean delivery, including for some women who have had two previous cesareans.”

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Blog: Paltrow’s story raises awareness of postpartum depression

Increased awareness about postpartum depression (PPD) is critical to early diagnosis and treatment. At the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders, we are grateful when high profile individuals, such as Gwyneth Paltrow share their personal stories about PPD.

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Department of OB/GYN July Highlights and Honors

Please take a look at the department's July updates. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.

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Four specialties at UNC Hospitals ranked among nation’s best

UNC Hospitals has been ranked in four specialties in U.S. News & World Report's 2010-11 Best Hospitals. This is the 18th year in a row that UNC Hospitals has been ranked in multiple specialties.

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Bae-Jump receives James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award

Bae-Jump receives James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award

Victoria Bae-Jump, MD, PhD, an assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, has received the school’s prestigious James W. Woods Junior Faculty Award.

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Department of OB/GYN June Highlights and Honors

Please take a look at the department's June updates. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.

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Matthews named Division Director for Urogynecology

Matthews named Division Director for Urogynecology

Catherine Matthews, MD, has been named Division Chief for Urogynecology & Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology. She will join the Department on July 1.

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Department of OB/GYN May Highlights and Honors

Please take a look at the department's May updates. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.

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Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers

A study led by a researcher from the UNC School of Medicine has found that screening mammograms in women under age 40 result in high rates of callbacks and additional imaging tests but low rates of cancer detection.

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Screening mammograms in younger women have low accuracy and detect few cancers

A study led by a researcher from the UNC School of Medicine has found that screening mammograms in women under age 40 result in high rates of callbacks and additional imaging tests but low rates of cancer detection.

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VIDEO - Wishing moms a happy Mother's Day

UNC Health Care would like to wish all mothers a happy Mother's Day. May your day be filled with joy and may you be surrounded by all that you love and all who love you.

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VIDEO - Wishing moms a happy Mother's Day

UNC Health Care would like to wish all mothers a happy Mother's Day. May your day be filled with joy and may you be surrounded by all that you love and all who love you.

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