Zinc and folic acid, a pair of dietary supplements long touted as an effective treatment for male infertility, failed to improve pregnancy rates, sperm counts, and sperm potency in a new study conducted at University of Utah Health and other medical centers in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health. According to the researchers, the finding presents the most definitive evidence to date that so-called fertility supplements do not live up expectations. ... Read MoreSurgery,Obstetrics and Gynecology
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The core purpose of the University of Utah Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is to improve the health of women and their families, both in Utah and across the globe. Clinical and translational research is integral to achieving this purpose. It is the fabric that binds our clinical, educational, and discovery missions and it is at the heart of the department’s academic success.
In order to provide the very best in clinical care and education, we aim to be the best research program in obstetrics and gynecology—anywhere.
One in three women of reproductive age have at least one chronic condition that could compromise their health or lead to adverse outcomes during pregnancy, according to University of Utah Health scientists. ... Read MoreFamily and Preventive Medicine,Obstetrics and Gynecology
Early placement of a hormonal IUD is a safe, long-term birth control method that does not negatively affect women who want to breastfeed their baby.... Read MoreObstetrics and Gynecology,Family and Preventive Medicine
From DNA to Decision-making: University of Utah Health Awarded $4 Million Toward a Comprehensive Look at Heart Birth Defects
The American Heart Association (AHA) awarded investigators at University of Utah Health $3.7 million to conduct collaborative research to prevent and treat congenital heart disease. U of U Health is one of four groups across the country to join the AHA’s Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN) for children.... Read MorePopulation Health Sciences,Human Genetics,Obstetrics and Gynecology