Could covid-19 impact male fertility? MWRI researcher is investigating
As scientists continue to work toward a deeper understanding of COVID-19, an investigator from Magee-Womens Research Institute is focusing on a question that could have a long-term impact on survivors: how does the coronavirus affect male fertility?
With You Always: The Indelible Mark of a Woman Who Refused To Let Cancer Win
Darcel Fahy was 25 when she was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. Now her husband is raising money for Magee-Womens Research Institute through the sale of a craft beer he created in her memory. Read about the woman who refused to let cancer define her.
The MOMI Database: Better Information Leads to Better Intervention, Healthier Women, and Healthier Families
Heart disease, the number-one killer of women, was understudied for years. Today, Dr. Janet Catov is researching what the placenta can teach us about a mother’s long-term vascular health, leveraging data from thousands of births at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital.
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