Dr. Kyle Orwig, director of Pittsburgh’s Fertility Preservation Program, works with individuals and couples to explore and implement a variety of fertility preservation options. The program does more than just Read More ›
The developments in any medical research field can often seem light years away from actual implementation, but the network of Magee-Womens Research Institute, UPMC, and the University of Pittsburgh provides Read More ›
Headlines have hailed the success of cancer immunotherapy—most notably former President Jimmy Carter’s remission in 2015 from melanoma that spread to his brain. “Immuno-oncology is booming,” says Magee- Womens Research Read More ›
For years, egg freezing was primarily an experimental approach to preserving the fertility of cancer patients before undergoing chemotherapy. Fast-forward to 2017, and tech companies like Facebook and Apple are Read More ›
February 27, 2017
Novel insights into pregnancy might reveal a great deal about heart disease risks in women. By studying cardiovascular health and impairments during pregnancy, researchers can detect more than Read More ›
1 in 3 women experience episodes of incontinence, or leaking urine involuntarily. 50% of women who have delivered a child will experience incontinence. It’s more common than breast cancer.
So why Read More ›
How can I juggle work and parenthood? Am I eating the right foods? What happens if I go into labor early? With all of these questions — and more — Read More ›
January 5, 2017
100% of the world’s population has been impacted by women’s health at one point in their lives.
Yes, even men.
Magee-Womens Research Institute’s 9-90TM Research
Pregnancy doesn’t impact just women, but Read More ›
December 30, 2016
2016 was an eventful year, to say the least. From the U.S. Presidential Election to Brexit, the orbiting of the Juno spacecraft to the inevitable goodbye to Michelle Read More ›
If you asked someone what Zika was at the beginning of 2016, you likely would have received a blank stare in response. The virus was not relatively well-known until a Read More ›