Columbia University School of Nursing appoints new dean, Lorraine Frazier.
For women, even mild sleep problems can raise blood pressure, finds a new study.
Published in 1946 at the beginning of the baby boom, a child-care book by P&S alumnus Benjamin Spock, MD’29, revolutionized parenting in America and the world.
The working group will help Columbia scientists and physicians make their expertise available to policymakers involved in global health security.
Mailman scientists have developed a system that accurately predicts—six weeks in advance—the geographic spread of seasonal influenza in the United States.
Pathology’s new recruit, Kevin Gardner, talks about health disparities and the need for more diversity among research participants.
The reduction in gun violence in poor neighborhoods could translate into hundreds of fewer shootings every year for cities affected by blighted spaces.
Among children with congenital heart disease, those from low-income neighborhoods have higher mortality than kids from high-income areas, even when treated at the same hospitals.
RhoGAM, a drug developed in the 1960s by Columbia University physicians, prevents one of the most severe and devastating diseases affecting fetuses and newborn babies and is still in use today.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center has launched the first truly multidisciplinary Center of Excellence for treating hypertension in the New York metropolitan area.
Two new precision medicine tests that look beyond cancer genes to identify novel therapeutic targets are now available to both oncologists and cancer researchers.
CUIMC researchers are helping scientists change the way they study human behavior to focus on the mechanisms that explain how people adopt healthier habits.