A new study by a USC-led team offers further confirmation that abnormalities in the GDF15 gene are involved in the development of hyperemesis gravidarum, and may provide insight ... Read More »
Marc Incerpi, MD, obstetrician and gynecologist and chief of maternal-fetal medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, answers questions about why getting the vaccine is so important.
Flare stack at petroleum refinery in Port Arthur Texas. (Photo/iStock) Researchers from USC and UCLA have found that women living near natural gas and oil ... Read More »
Childhood obesity is a health threat that is becoming more and more common worldwide. It increases risk later on for a variety of life-threatening challenges, including type 2 diabetes, cancer, heart disease and even mental health problems.
Marc Incerpi, chief of maternal-fetal medicine at Keck Medicine of USC, answers questions about pregnancy and newborn health during the coronavirus epidemic. (Photo/Natalia Deriabina, iStock) Even ... Read More »
Fish is a major source of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, which are important for the developing fetus. (Photo/Gabi Bucataru, Stocksy United) To eat or not ... Read More »
On Dec. 1, 2019, Joseph Ouzounian, MD, MBA, transitioned to a permanent role as chair of obstetrics and gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He had ... Read More »
Effective Dec. 1, 2019, Joseph Ouzounian, MD, MBA, is the new permanent chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. Ouzounian had been a committed and effective interim chair of the department since Nov. 1, 2018.