Women's Health

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

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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Deadline to register for Komen Race approaching

The deadline to join UNC Health Care's team for the Komen Race for the Cure is Friday, May 14.

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Deadline to register for Komen Race approaching

The deadline to join UNC Health Care's team for the Komen Race for the Cure is Friday, May 14.

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A dedication to teaching, learning

A dedication to teaching, learning

Recently, the UNC School of Medicine was recognized as one of the nation’s ten best schools for Women’s Health by the U.S. News and World Report. It was the first time the school, which tied for tenth in the specialty, has been recognized for Women’s Health.

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A dedication to teaching, learning

A dedication to teaching, learning

Recently, the UNC School of Medicine was recognized as one of the nation’s ten best schools for Women’s Health by the U.S. News and World Report. It was the first time the school, which tied for tenth in the specialty, has been recognized for Women’s Health.

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Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes reduces serious birthing problems

Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes reduces serious birthing problems

Treating pregnant women for mild gestational diabetes resulted in fewer cesarean sections and other serious birthing problems associated with larger than average babies, according to a study conducted in part at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Spring Newsletter

In this issue: Dr. Wanda Nicholson welcomed to the Center for Women's Health Research (CWHR), AT&T supports CWHR with donation, Spotlight on Research: PPIUD Study, New research submissions at CWHR and Upcoming annual campaign for Mother's Day.

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Center for Women's Health Research at UNC - Spring Newsletter

In this issue: Dr. Wanda Nicholson welcomed to the Center for Women's Health Research (CWHR), AT&T supports CWHR with donation, Spotlight on Research: PPIUD Study, New research submissions at CWHR and Upcoming annual campaign for Mother's Day.

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Depression affects how women with PMDD respond to stress, pain

These findings give physicians more reason to search for a more specific diagnosis and could possibly lead to more precise treatments, said UNC's Susan Girdler, Ph.D.

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