A newly discovered function for the ApoE4 gene, the strongest genetic risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease, may help explain how the gene causes cognitive decline.
Cachexia, the debilitating muscle wasting that occurs in late-stage cancer patients, may be due to an overload of zinc in muscles, finds a new study.
Joint pain relief from omega-3s may help more women adhere to hormonal breast cancer treatment, a study suggests.
OnTrackNY, a care program for individuals with early psychosis, decreased hospitalization rates from 70 percent to 10 percent and doubled rates of participation in education and employment.
Three Vagelos P&S medical students have been awarded year-long biomedical research fellowships from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
New guidelines from physicians at Columbia and NYP may help determine what to do when patients lacking decisional capacity refuse recommended medical care.