A new study, involving roundworms, shows that starvation induces specific changes in so-called small RNAs and that these changes are inherited through at least three consecutive generations, without any DNA involvement.
Dietary cocoa flavanols—naturally occurring bioactives found in cocoa—reversed age-related memory decline in healthy older adults, according to a study led by CUMC scientists.
Study compares robot-assisted surgery with conventional laparoscopic surgery for benign gynecologic conditions.
Columbia University will award the 2014 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize to James P. Allison, PhD, of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
1980 P&S graduate Oheneba Boachie-Adjei plans a return to Ghana to fulfill a dream of providing state-of-the art orthopedic and spine care in Africa.
Do aspirational goals such as an “end of AIDS” motivate action, or do they ultimately lead to inaction?
The gift funds a program that helps 1,200 young New Yorkers each year finish high school and enter college.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is No. 6 in the country and No. 1 in New York in this year’s U.S. News & World Report’s hospital ranking.
Take advantage of summer greenmarket produce with these recipes approved by CUMC nutrition expert Dr. Wahida Karmally.
The ability to diagnose Alzheimer’s before the onset of symptoms would allow physicians to treat it before extensive brain damage has occurred.
Hundreds of photos taken during 2013–2014 have been compiled into a slide show that captures images from the year’s recurring and unique events.
In preclinical tests, a two-drug combination that blocks cancer’s escape route shows promise against MPNST, an aggressive nerve tumor.
Story focuses on Hip Hop Public Health’s new anti-obesity campaign, which is based on obesity research conducted at Columbia University Medical Center.