Researchers have developed a skin patch that can turn white fat into energy-burning brown fat locally while raising the body’s metabolism.
Certain women with preeclampsia are more likely to have a pregnancy-related stroke, finds a new study led by Columbia neurologists.
Writing in NEJM, Columbia ophthalmologists say a form of Vitamin B3 may be able to stop the progression of glaucoma by protecting the eye's neurons.
Joseph Shivers, MD'17, planned an unforgettable marriage proposal to Sarah Meister in a place with special meaning for his medical education.
Spinal muscular atrophy is partly due to defects in the sensory neuron synapses that activate motor neurons. Symptoms may be reduced by improving synapse function.
Opioid receptors in the brain are responsible for the antidepressant effects of tianeptine, a new study from CUMC researchers has found.