3 August 2017
Pregnant women receiving antenatal care in the Women’s Centre at Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital may be asked to take part in a world-first clinical trial to find a vaccine against a common and potentially serious viral infection in babies.
27 June 2017
Breastfeeding is not only healthy for babies, it may also help to reduce mothers’ risk of having a heart attack or stroke later in life, according to new research published in today’s issue of Journal of the American Heart Association, the Open Access Journal of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. The work is based on a large prospective cohort study of 300,000 adult women in China.
23 November 2016
A global research project that aims to improve the health, nutritional status and development of preterm infants has been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the Family Larsson-Rosenquist Foundation (FLRF).
16 May 2016
Women and their families are encouraged to come along to a public open day, on Tuesday 24th May, about research into the health of women and babies. During the event you can listen to talks and meet the teams who are involved in gynaecology, pregnancy and reproduction research.
7 January 2016
Preeclampsia is a leading cause of maternal and neonatal death worldwide, yet effective strategies are lacking for prevention and treatment. A new paper published in the New England Journal of Medicine, explores the Predictive Value of the sFlt-1:PlGF Ratio in Women with Suspected Preeclampsia.
18 August 2015
The Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (NDOG) is pleased to announce that Professor Peter Hammond, a world leader in the analysis of facial dysmorphism in rare genetic syndromes, has joined the department.
29 June 2015
The “Ona-Matoto-Lako” project (“see your baby” in Swahili) will take lifesaving antenatal care to pregnant women in remote parts of low & middle income countries, where women can see their baby free of charge using a mobile ultrasonagraphy bus.
20 October 2014
A gestational diabetes smartphone app developed in collaboration with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Oxford's department of biomedical engineering has won an award.