In a new article in Science, historians at the Mailman School of Public Health challenge claims that the sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease.
The annual suicide mortality rate among people with epilepsy is 22 percent higher than in the general population, Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found.
Researchers found an odor identification test useful in predicting cognitive decline and detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
In 2080, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City, suggests a study from Mailman researchers.
A single exposure to general anesthesia poses no cognitive risk to children under age three, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
The Mailman School of Public Health is involved in a broad spectrum of research and educational activities around tobacco cessation for World No Tobacco Day: May 31, 2016.